Academic Careers Week: Faculty Panel

Date & Time

Thursday, 15 August 2019
16:30 to 18:00


Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success and Centre for Student Involvement and Careers

Registration Closed / Past Event


This panel will give you the opportunity to learn from the experiences of UBC faculty members regarding academic hiring. Panelists will speak to the strategies that helped them succeed on the academic job market and the advice they would give to those setting out. There will also be times for questions from the audience.

  • Dr. Cara Haney, Assistant Professor (started as an Assistant Professor at UBC in 2016), Microbiology & Immunology, Michael Smith Laboratories. For more information on Dr. Cara Haney click here
  • Dr. Matt Lowe, Assistant Professor (started at UBC in 2019),  Economics, Vancouver School of Economics. For more information on Dr. Matt Lowe click here
  • Dr. Minelle Mahtani, Associate Professor (joined UBC in 2018),  Gender, Race, Social Justice Studies, Institute for Social Justice. For more information on Dr. Minelle Mahtani click here
  • Dr. Omar Swei, Assistant Professor (joined UBC in 2018), Project and Construction Management, Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science. For more information on Dr. Omar Swei click here

Registration Information

General registration opens on Tuesday, August 6 at 9:00 am.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within 2 business days at the e-mail associated with your account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at



If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.