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The academic job search handbook

Author: Julia Miller Vick; Jennifer S Furlong; Mary Morris Heiberger
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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For more than 15 years, The Academic Job Search Handbook has assisted job seekers in all academic disciplines in their search for faculty positions. The new fourth edition provides updated advice and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Handbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Miller Vick; Jennifer S Furlong; Mary Morris Heiberger
ISBN: 9780812220162 0812220161
OCLC Number: 222165781
Notes: Rev. ed. of: The academic job search handbook / Mary Morris Heiberger and Julia Miller Vick. 3rd ed. 2001.
Description: viii, 287 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: What you should know before you start --
The structure of academic careers --
Hiring from the institution's point of view --
Planning and timing your search --
Becoming a job candidate: the timetable for your search --
Deciding where and when to apply --
The importance of advisors and professional networks --
Conference presentations and networking --
Letters of recommendation --
Learning about openings --
Written materials for the search: suggestions and samples --
Responding to position announcements --
Vitas --
Additional application materials --
Web sites --
Job hunting correspondence --
Conducting the search --
Interviewing --
Off-site interviews: conference/convention and telephone interviews --
Campus interviews --
Job offers, negotiations, acceptances, and rejections --
After you take the job --
Starting the job --
Knowing about and getting tenure --
Changing jobs --
Additional considerations --
Dual career couples, pregnant on the job market, and related concerns --
International scholars, older candidates, gaps in your vita --
Thinking about the expanded job market.
Responsibility: Julia Miller Vick and Jennifer S. Furlong.
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