Preparing for the Academic Job Market Series

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Description:

Preparing for the Academic Job Market I: Faculty Panel to Discuss Working at Different Types of Institutions.
When: Mon., September 25 from 2:00 to 3:15 p.m.
Where:  ND Room, 202 LaFortune Student Center
Description: Joe Frentzel, Assistant Professor in Biology and Chemistry from Ivy Tech-Elkhart County, April Lidinsky, Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies from Indiana University-South Bend, Micah Towery, Assistant Professor of English from Goshen College, and Atalia Omer, Associate Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies from Notre Dame, will discuss what to expect when working at, applying to, and interviewing at different types of educational institutions.

Preparing for the Academic Job Market II: Preparing a CV and Cover Letter.
When: Wed., October 4 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Where: ND Room, 202 LaFortune Student Center
Description: This workshop will cover what goes into an academic application and suggestions about how to keep your information organized.  The workshop will focus on creating a CV and cover letter as well as discuss putting together a research statement.

Preparing for the Academic Job Market III: Interviewing, the Job Talk, and the Teaching Pitch. 
When:  Wed., October 11 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Where:  ND Room, 202 LaFortune Student Center
Description: This workshop presents what students should expect during a campus interview, how to prepare to give a job talk, and how to incorporate your teaching experiences into different aspects of the interview. 

Preparing for the Academic Job Market IV: Writing a Teaching Statement
When: Mon., October 23 from 2:00 to 3:15 p.m.
Where: ND Room, 202 LaFortune Student Center
Description: The teaching statement is an important, but often mysterious, part of the academic job application.  In this workshop you will learn what constitutes a great teaching statement, begin drafting your own statement, and be introduced to teaching portfolios.

 

Preparing for the Academic Job Market V: Writing Diversity Statements, Faith Statements, and Other Unusual Application Materials
When: Tues., November 14 from 2:00 to 3:15 p.m.
Where: ND Room, 202 LaFortune Student Center
Description: More and more academic hiring committees are requesting documents outside of the traditional cover letter, CV, research, and teaching statements. Join us to learn what a committee hopes to learn by requesting documents like a faith statement or a diversity statement and how you can present yourself honestly and effectively in such documents.

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