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Academic Job Search: Written Material Co-Working Lab (PhDs & Postdoc)

Written materials for the faculty job search improve with feedback. Co-working sessions are a great time to get a fresh pair of eyes to read your draft materials and offer ideas. These sessions are organized opportunities for giving and getting peer feedback. Bring your laptop and printed copies of materials you want to work on: anything from your CV to cover letter to teaching, diversity and research statements. This is for PhDs and Postdocs who are applying for faculty positions. A career coach from the PhD-Postdoc team will also be available for questions.

Academic Job Search: Written Material Co-Working Lab (PhDs & Postdoc)

Written materials for the faculty job search improve with feedback. Co-working sessions are a great time to get a fresh pair of eyes to read your draft materials and offer ideas. These sessions are organized opportunities for giving and getting peer feedback. Bring your laptop and printed copies of materials you want to work on: anything from your CV to cover letter to teaching, diversity and research statements. This is for PhDs and Postdocs who are applying for faculty positions. A career coach from the PhD-Postdoc team will also be available for questions.

Leveraging LinkedIn for your Professional Development (PhDs & Postdocs)

We'll share strategies to get the most out of LinkedIn by building a dynamic profile and utilizing unique LinkedIn features to find connections. This is an interactive lab, so bring your laptop! During this session, learn how to: - Ensure that your profile shows up in the search results - Leverage LinkedIn to research career paths - Identify organizations where you have inside connections - Learn the fundamentals of growing your network - Using Linkedin to grow your network and find job leads

Accelerate Your Academic Job Search: Negotiation [Session 8 of 8] (PhDs & Postdocs)

The final stage of the job search is negotiating the terms of your appointment so that you can thrive. These "negotiations" are not adversarial, instead we use the framing of "collaborative problem solving." We will discuss the conventional steps of the process of negotiating the details of a faculty job offer and review all of the things you can ask for, including salary, teaching, and research start-up funds. You will also learn how to navigate multiple offers. Sign up for each of the eight sessions SEPARATELY.

Accelerate Your Academic Job Search: Cover Letter Lab [Session 7 of 8] (PhDs & Postdocs)

The cover letter introduces you to the committee and connects your accomplishments to their job announcement. In this session we will briefly review tips for writing cover letters, and then you will be able to work on your actual cover letters. You will get feedback from career coaches and from peers. Bring your laptop, drafts of letters, and the job announcements you are responding to. Sign up for each of the eight sessions SEPARATELY.

Academic Job Search: Written Material Co-Working Lab (PhDs & Postdoc)

Written materials for the faculty job search improve with feedback. Co-working sessions are a great time to get a fresh pair of eyes to read your draft materials and offer ideas. These sessions are organized opportunities for giving and getting peer feedback. Bring your laptop and printed copies of materials you want to work on: anything from your CV to cover letter to teaching, diversity and research statements. This is for PhDs and Postdocs who are applying for faculty positions. A career coach from the PhD-Postdoc team will also be available for questions.

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