Professional & Career Development

Workshops & Events

Click here to view our previously recorded professional development webinars and workshops.

Discover the NEW USF pd.education Portal, which includes both synchronous and asynchronous webinars, workshops, and additional resources.


UPCOMING Workshops & Events


Faculty Job Search Series: Developing Teaching Philosophy Statements and Teaching Portfolios

Presented by Sara Friedman and Oana Cimpean, Learning and Development Coordinators, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning

August 12, 2022 | Noon - 1:00 pm | Microsoft Teams

This session will provide an overview of what you may want to consider when crafting a statement of your teaching philosophy, including tips for formatting and setting yourself apart.  We will additionally explore the most pertinent elements of a teaching portfolio.

Click to Register


Faculty Job Search Series: Faculty Insights Panel 2

Discussion Panel with Drs. Micah Johnson (Mental Health Law & Policy) and Golfo Alexopoulos (Interdisciplinary Global Studies) 

August 19, 2022 | Noon - 1:00 pm | Microsoft Teams

Panel will share insights about the job search process and faculty hiring committees.

Click to Register


Faculty Job Search Series: Research Statement Basics

Presented by Tracy Costello, Ph.D., Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Graduate Student Development

August 26, 2022 | Noon - 1:00 pm | Microsoft Teams

This session will provide a high-level overview of the purpose and organization of a research statement and highlight considerations for developing a convincing research statement.

Click to Register


Faculty Job Search Series: Designing Effective Academic CVs and Cover Letters 

Presented by Tracy Costello, Ph.D., Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Graduate Student Development

September 2, 2022 | Noon - 1:00 pm | Microsoft Teams

In this session, we will discuss how to build a well-organized CV, components of an academic cover letter, and tips for tailoring your CV and cover letter for different kinds of positions.

Click to Register


USF Libraries Workshops for Researchers

The USF Libraries offers a variety of virtual and in-person workshops that are aimed to assist graduate students with developing research skills. Please visit the USF Libraries calendar for a full list of workshops and registration information.