Preparing for the Academic Job Market Series

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Description:

Preparing for the Academic Job Market I: Preparing a CV and Cover Letter.
When: Tuesday, September 18 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 II: Writing a Teaching Statement
When: Wednesday, October 3 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.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 III: Writing Diversity Statements, Faith Statements, and Other Unusual Application Materials
When: Wednesday, October 3 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.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.

Preparing for the Academic Job Market IV: Faculty Panel to Discuss Working at Different Types of Institutions.
When: Thursday, October 25 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Where:  ND Room, 138 Corbett Family Hall 
Description: TBD

Preparing for the Academic Job Market V: Interviewing, the Job Talk, and the Teaching Pitch. 
When:  Tuesday, November 13 from 2:00 to 3:15 p.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. 

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Can apply toward these graduate student/postdoctoral certificates:

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