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The Academic Job Search Handbook

Author: Julia Miller Vick; Jennifer S Furlong; Rosanne Lurie; Mary Morris Heiberger
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats

For more than twenty years, job seekers have relied on The Academic Job Search Handbook for help in their search for faculty positions. The new fifth edition provides updated advice and addresses  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Miller Vick; Jennifer S Furlong; Rosanne Lurie; Mary Morris Heiberger
ISBN: 9780812223408 0812223403 9780812292060 0812292065
OCLC Number: 1005070418
Notes: Originally authored by Mary Morris Heiberger and Julia Miller Vick
Description: 1 online resource (468 pages)
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction to the Fifth EditionI. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU START1. The Structure of Academic Careers2. Hiring from the Institution's Point of ViewII. PLANNING AND TIMING YOUR SEARCH3. Becoming a Job Candidate: The Timetable for Your Search4. Deciding Where and When to Apply5. Building an Academic Network6. Letters of Recommendation7. Learning About OpeningsIII. WRITTEN MATERIALS FOR THE JOB SEARCH: SUGGESTIONS AND SAMPLES8. Responding to Position Announcements9. CVs10. Additional Application Materials11. Online Presence12. Job Hunting CorrespondenceIV. CONDUCTING THE SEARCH13. Interviewing14. Preliminary Interviews15. The Campus Visit16. Job Offers, Negotiations, Acceptances, and RejectionsV. AFTER YOU TAKE THE JOB17. Starting the Job18. Knowing About and Getting Tenure19. Changing JobsVI. Additional Considerations20. Dual-Career Couples and Pregnant on the Job Market21. International Job Search22. Cultural and Experiential DiversityVII. BEYOND FACULTY CAREERS23. Exploring the Expanded Job MarketAppendices1: National Job Listing Sources and Scholarly and Professional Associations2: Additional Resources3: Sample Application PackageIndex


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