Rising Stars FAQ

Anyone already in a tenure-track position is not eligible. We have limited spots and would like to focus on those who are not yet in a tenure-track role.

Please upload a nomination letter of support and the nominee’s resume. No particular format or length is required.

All nominations are welcome. However, due to limited funds to support travel, the number of attendees from international locations will be limited.

Candidates should be within three years of having received their PhD degree, or within one year of expected PhD graduation.

The agenda will be a mix of research presentations, technical discussions, career advice panels, and discussions about academic/research life. The specific agenda will be posted once attendees have been selected.

We prefer one nomination letter per applicant, but it can be signed by multiple nominators.

Yes, the nominee should be involved! The nominee should provide their resume and also be enthusiastic about wanting to attend such an event.