Academic Careers Week Handouts

September 9 - 12, 2013

 

Chronicle of Higher Education - links for those seeking academic jobs


Writing your Cover Letter & CV
Monday September 9

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

CV Example -John Walsh

Cover Letters, Columbia University

Writing an Academic Cover Letter, University of Minnesota

Additional Information on Cover Letters
Additional Information on CVs



Negotiating the Academic Job Offer
Tuesday September 10


Average Faculty Salaries

Average Faculty Salaries Table

Career Center - "Evaluating an Offer"

Additional Information on Negotiating an Academic Job Offer



Instant Contact: How to Shine in 1 or 2 Minutes on your Interview Day
Wednesday September 11


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 on Interviewing



Drafting your Teaching Philosophy / Research Statement
Thursday September 12

Additional information on Teaching Philosophy


Click on a link below for resources about specific topics: