Preparing Faculty Profiles

Due date: Monday, April 22

Model Faculty Profiles: The .RTF

Below is an example of a properly-formatted faculty profile using the correct publication styles for all listings shown with the proper capitalization, abbreviations, and attention to detail in punctuation, spacing, and italicization that we ask for in the faculty profile.The FRS/Pubs document as an RTF filled out correctly

Model Faculty Profiles: Final Document

Below is what the faculty profile will look like when formatted for print.This is what the faculty profile will look like when it has been formatted for print.

  • The research interests and contact information block are located on the first page, condensing the entire document into two pages (Profile + Theses awarded).
  • There is a maximum limit of three lines of text for your research interests statement.
  • We don’t request a list of research collaborators.
  • Please list undergraduate researchers.
  • Include first names instead of initials for personnel listings.
  • Publications are labeled “Selected Publications” due to the space limit.
  • We ask that you include each graduate’s department affiliation and date of award in the Theses Awarded section.

The Faculty Profile comprises two sections:

  1. Faculty Research Staff, Publications, and Research Interests is a one-page list of the group personnel and selected publications. Research Interests is a 25-50 word description of the group’s research interests.
  2. Theses Awarded is a list of theses awarded in the present academic year.

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Faculty Research Staff and Publications

Name and Title

Please use your official title. For example:

Associate Professor
Donner Professor, MacVicar Fellow

Academic Department

Please write out the department name in full. Do not abbreviate. For example:

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
or
Department of Materials Science and Engineering​​​​

INCORRECT:

Department of EECS
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)

Research Areas and Special Interests

The "research areas and special interests" statement is a brief 25-50 word paragraph describing your research interests. Do not personalize.

CORRECT:

Superconductive nanodevice physics and applications; nanofabrication methods, processes, and tool-development for application to quantum computing and single-photon detection.

INCORRECT:

My specialties are in the study of the physical properties of organic and organic/inorganic nanocrystal composite thin films and structures, and the development of nanostructured electronic and optoelectronic devices. I am also interested in the applications of nanostructured materials in large-scale technologies.

Postdoctoral Associates, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Visitors, and Support Staff

One name per line. For students and visitors, academic department affiliation should follow the name after a comma. If the student has a named fellowship, please indicate. For visitors, their affiliation should follow their name after a comma. For support staff, the job title should follow the name after a comma.

CORRECT:

Donghyun Jin, EECS, Samsung Fellow
Xin Zhao, DMSE
Dennis Buss, Texas Instruments
Elizabeth Kubicki, Administrative Assistant

INCORRECT:

J. Prieto
Parag Deotare
D. Buss, TI
E. Kubicki, Admin. Asst. II

Publications

The publication formatting style is here. Only publications from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, should be listed.

Theses Awarded Styles

The thesis should be sorted in a table by degree type, with formatting as shown below. Only include theses awarded from July 1, 2018–June 30, 2019. If there are no theses awarded to report, you may leave this table blank.

Example:

Degree, Student Name, Thesis title

S.B., Firstname Lastname, Title 1
M.Eng., Firstname Lastname, Title 2
S.M., Firstname Lastname, Title 3
Ph.D., Firstname Lastname, Title 4

File Naming Convention for Faculty Profile

The Faculty Profile file should be named lastname_firstname.doc. Please keep file names in lowercase letters with no spaces.

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