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.
Rev. ed. of: The academic job search handbook / Mary Morris Heiberger and Julia Miller Vick. 3rd ed. 2001. Includes bibliographical references (p. -284) and index.
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