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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: Interviewing [Session 4 of 8] (PhDs & Postdocs)

Are you planning to enter the job market for a faculty position? These sessions will help you prepare yourself and your application materials. This is a series of eight sessions. We meet every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 - 5:30 pm, July 22 - August 14. THIS IS THE REGISTRATION FOR SESSION #4: INTERVIEWING. This session covers all aspects of interviewing: phone, Skype, in person and during the campus visit. You will practice answering common interview questions. Everyone improves with practice! Sign up for each of the eight sessions SEPARATELY.

Academic Job Search: Presenting a Memorable Academic Job Talk (PhDs & Postdocs)

Giving a successful job talk requires more than simply knowing your topic inside and out. In this interactive session, Helen Lie from the Oral Communication Program, shares strategies that you can use to engage your audience and give an effective job talk. Includes structuring your talk, effective delivery of your talk, principles of visual design for your slides, and academic job talk tips. There will be opportunities to practice your own speaking.

Interview Lab for Positions Beyond Academia (PhDs & Postdocs)

The Interview Lab is an interactive meetup for you to learn about and practice interviewing techniques for jobs outside of academia. Learn what employers are looking for in an interview and how to handle a variety of questions, including behavioral questions. We’ll discuss and practice how to market the many skills and experiences you’ve gained during your graduate studies or postdoc and you will work with peers to develop the questions you want to ask.

Academic Job Search: Tackling Teaching Statements and Demonstrations (PhDs & Postdocs)

What makes for effective teaching documents? You will review examples of statements from successful job seekers. You will begin to identify the points you want to make and the examples you want to use. We will also discuss how to provide "evidence of teaching excellence" and succeeding at the "teaching demonstration." Even if none of the colleges and universities to which you apply ask for a separate teaching statement, the thinking that you do about your teaching as you draft a teaching statement, will strengthen your cover letters and interviews. This workshop is presented by Dr.

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