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Vick, Julia Miller
The academic job search handbook / Julia Miller Vick and Jennifer S. Furlong
4th ed
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Career/1st Flr/Aisle 1  LB2331.72 .H45 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) College teachers -- Employment -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
College teachers -- Selection and appointment -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
College teachers -- Vocational guidance -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Physical Description viii, 287 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Rev. ed. of: The academic job search handbook / Mary Morris Heiberger and Julia Miller Vick. 3rd ed. 2001
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-284) and index
Contents 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
Alternate Author Furlong, Jennifer S
Heiberger, Mary Morris. Academic job search handbook

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