Academic Careers Week Handouts

October 6 - 9, 2014


Chronicle of Higher Education - links for those seeking academic jobs

Writing your Cover Letter & CV
Monday October 6

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 October 7

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 October 8

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 October 9

Additional information on Teaching Philosophy

Click on a link below for resources about specific topics: