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Rice University is hosting a workshop called Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position. From an email announcement about the workshop:

At Rice University we are strongly committed to increasing the diversity of science and engineering faculty and students. As part of this goal we are sponsoring an exciting new workshop for senior women graduate students and post-docs who are interested in pursuing an academic career.

The workshop, Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position, is designed to provide participants hands-on experience to enhance their knowledge of and ability to find the right faculty position. It will be held on the Rice University campus on October 14-16, 2007.

Through generous support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award, all travel, meals, and lodging costs will be provided for workshop participants.

The application process is short and is described on the workshop flyer which can be downloaded from the workshop website. Applications are due August 1, 2007. The application form is online.