Howard University and The University of Texas El Paso
Preparing Future Faculty Summer Institute
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Sponsored by Howard University and The University of Texas at El Paso the PFF Institute is designed to provide advanced doctoral students with intensive training and experiences to enhance their preparation for the professoriate. Institute sessions and workshops address topics such as the academic job search, learning outcomes assessment, writing a teaching philosophy, diverse teaching/learning strategies, professional networking, writing effective grant proposals, scholarship of teaching and learning, and teaching culturally diverse students.

Institute participants will network with nationally known leaders in PFF and the STEM fields as well as other doctoral students in their disciplines.


Sessions and workshops include:

  • The Academic Job Search: Finding the “Right” Faculty Position, Negotiating the Best Start-UP Package and ‘Sealing the Deal'

  • Teaching Methods/Strategies to Enhance Student Learning

  • Balancing Work and Family

  • Researching and Writing Effective Grant Proposals

  • Publishing Your Research

  • The STEM Junior Faculty

JUNE 20– 23, 2007 ■ Washington , DC


  • Students must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and a member of an underrepresented racial/ethnic group (African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, Pacific Islander, and Alaskan Native).
  • Students must be an advanced (at least 2 nd yr) doctoral student in STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) disciplines.

  • Students should be highly interested in pursuing an academic career.


  • Students must be nominated by a faculty
    member OR an AGEP Program staff member.
  • ATTENTION STUDENTS : You may ask
    your STEM departmental advisor/mentor
    to nominate you or contact your
    institution's AGEP Program

  • AGEP Alliances may nominate up to 3 students

  • Nomination forms can be downloaded here


Dr. Kimberly Moffitt
Program Coordinator
Preparing Future Faculty Program
Howard University 

202-806-7277 (voice)
202-462-4053 (fax)

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