Preparing for the Academic Job Market Series


Preparing for the Academic Job Market I: Preparing a CV and Cover Letter
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 II: Writing a Teaching Statement
Description: The teaching statement is 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 III: Writing Diversity Statements, Faith Statements, and Other Unusual Application Materials
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.

Preparing for the Academic Job Market IV: The Interview
Description: A panel of Notre Dame faculty member will discuss what students should expect during an academic job interview, including advice for research talks, teaching demos, and other aspects of the campus interview.

Preparing for the Academic Job Market V: Faculty Panel to Discuss Working at Different Types of Institutions 
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. 

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Can apply toward these graduate student/postdoctoral certificates:

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