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The academic job search handbook

Author: Mary Morris Heiberger; Julia Miller Vick
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press ; Wantage : University Presses Marketing, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. edView all editions and formats

Provides advice on various aspects of job-seeking in tight academic market, from the appropriate timetable for the application process, to illegal or odd interview questions, to negotiating offers,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Morris Heiberger; Julia Miller Vick
ISBN: 0812217780 9780812217780
OCLC Number: 925198535
Description: 328 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction to the Second EditionIntroduction to the First 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. The Importance of Advisors and Professional Networks6. Conference Presentations and Networking7. Letters of Recommendation8. Learning About OpeningsIII. WRITTEN MATERIALS FOR THE SEARCH: SUGGESTIONS AND SAMPLES9. Responding to Position Announcements10. Vitas11. Additional Application Materials12. Home Pages13. Job Hunting CorrespondenceIV. CONDUCTING THE SEARCH14. Interviewing15. Off-Site Interviews: Conference/Convention and Telephone Interviews16. Campus Interviews17. Job Offers, Negotiations, Acceptances, and Rejections18. Additional ConsiderationsV. AFTER YOU TAKE THE JOB19. Starting the Job20. Knowing About and Getting Tenure21. Changing JobsAppendix 1. National Job Listing Sources and Scholarly and Professional AssociationsAppendix 2. Additional ReadingIndex
Responsibility: Mary Morris Heiberger and Julia Miller Vick.


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