Academic Careers Week Handouts

Chronicle of Higher Education – links for those seeking academic jobs

Websites_Listservs_for_Job_Hunting

Making It Past the First Round


Writing your Cover Letter & CV
Monday, September 25, 2017 – tentative

Recommended reading:
Academic Job Search Book – Julia Miller Vick and Jennifer S. Furlong

Career Center – “Action Verbs”

Career Center – “Cover Letters”

Cover Letter Example – John Walsh

Cover Letters, Columbia University

The Basics of Cover Letter , Chronicle of Higher Education

How to Write Appealing Cover Letters, Chronicle of Higher Education

CV Example – John Walsh

The CV Doctor Returns 2010, Chronicle of Higher Education


Instant Contact: How to Shine in 1 or 2 Minutes on your Interview Day
Tuesday September 26, 2017 – tentative

Interviewing Guidelines, Tips, and Techniques

Career Center – “The Interview – Get Ready”

Career Center – “Etiquette”

Career Center – “Different Types”

Career Center – “What Will They Ask”

Additional Information:  Articles from The Chronicle of Higher Education


Negotiating the Academic Job Offer
Wednesday September 27, tentative

AAUP Faculty Salary Data

AAUP Economic Report

Average Faculty Salary Survey

Career Center – “Evaluating an Offer”

Additional Information:  Articles from The Chronicle of Higher Education


Drafting your Teaching Philosophy / Research Statement
Thursday September 28, tentative

Rubric for Statements of Teaching Philosophy

Rubric for Scoring Statements of Teaching Philosophy

Teaching Philosophy, University of Minnesota

Prompts for Starting Your Teaching Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University

Why do I Teach?

Writing a Statement of Teaching Philosophy for the Academic Job Market

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

Additional Information:  Articles from The Chronicle of Higher Education