Tag: job-search

122 Useful strategies for answering "dumb" questions in a talk? 2014-02-16T17:38:50.023

66 How do I reassure myself that I am a worthy candidate for a tenure-track position, when department would likely have interviewed me even if I wasn't? 2016-12-04T03:06:38.600

58 Any good way to tell a faculty candidate "We don't want you"? 2018-02-08T16:35:48.053

53 U.S. humanities professors: Can you get back into academia if you leave? 2017-08-06T03:27:22.073

52 How to screen out candidates for faculty jobs who don't know the subject 2016-03-01T20:18:34.690

48 Do universities hire graduates from lesser universities 2014-07-07T03:10:16.893

48 I graduated last year and my advisor passed away unexpectedly soon after. What should I do now for subsequent academic job searches? 2015-03-23T14:38:04.177

48 Is "Assistant Professor Position (Tenure Track) for a female Researcher" illegal in Austria? 2017-12-14T23:41:25.720

46 Whether/how to list a failed student on my CV 2017-01-02T11:50:49.000

45 Should I use my university's letterhead for a cover letter for a job application? 2013-10-20T21:02:36.667

42 How to buy plane tickets for job interviews? 2013-01-25T20:54:57.883

42 Is a "big ego" necessary for a tenure-track faculty position? 2013-02-26T09:58:42.440

42 Applying for postdocs: mention two-body problem in cover letter? 2013-10-29T19:55:33.487

40 What should I ask deans during my interview? 2014-11-21T09:51:26.883

40 Can I somehow leverage my willingness to work for a lower salary in job applications? 2016-01-19T17:12:23.837

40 What did a good academic job market for mathematicians look like and could it ever come back? 2016-07-11T21:07:00.977

40 How to decline a postdoc interview if there is some possible future collaboration? 2016-11-07T22:40:08.543

39 Negotiating startup package given differences in institutional norms 2014-03-13T21:50:51.557

38 How should one turn down academic job applicants? 2012-04-29T01:38:47.213

38 How "submitted", "to appear", "accepted" papers are evaluated in a CV? 2013-09-26T07:13:00.710

37 Charisma vs. credentials in academic hiring 2014-10-16T18:48:38.650

37 Should I not hire someone who does not get along with me? 2016-04-08T17:17:11.853

36 How to acquire 3 recommendation letters to apply for jobs when working with 1 advisor? 2012-04-22T22:03:41.437

36 When during the application process should a candidate mention that their spouse is also looking for a job 2014-11-27T16:04:14.263

36 Is being an honors student really worth it? 2014-12-01T15:29:40.657

35 How much is the normal salary of a postdoctoral fellow in North America and Western Europe? 2013-09-13T00:46:41.253

35 Should I attend a job interview after I've already accepted another offer? 2014-03-04T21:14:42.467

34 Why should (or should not) a university have a policy of not hiring its own PhDs? 2013-04-04T18:04:34.723

34 How can I detect a toxic environment while on the interview circuit? 2014-02-28T17:40:01.757

34 Post tenure job search in the humantities: a waste of time? 2014-08-01T20:40:30.133

34 Do hiring committees actually give preference to underrepresented groups? 2014-12-29T11:32:48.067

34 How secure is a post doc job offer in an email from the department chair prior to receiving the official written letter? 2016-03-15T06:05:10.737

33 What to wear on one's shoulders to interviews? (bags, backpacks, etc.) 2014-02-02T23:00:17.123

33 Are search committees biased in terms of a candidate's looks, such as long hair for men? 2014-02-24T16:51:46.447

32 Is it inappropriate to explain why I really want to live where the university is located in my job talk? 2014-12-16T15:43:26.713

32 Unconscious bias toward recommendation letters written by men? 2015-08-17T00:56:32.940

32 How to handle sexist questions toward a faculty job candidate by other undergraduates? 2016-12-09T20:42:01.203

32 Fiancée has a position lined up, but none of the universities in the area are hiring. What else can I do to get an academic position in the area? 2016-12-28T22:17:52.510

31 How to remove gender bias from an academic job search? 2014-09-26T02:09:58.730

31 Is it OK to mention a two-body problem during a tenure-track interview, if getting the job would actually resolve the problem? 2015-02-06T10:53:32.393

30 What to do after being denied tenure? 2012-07-22T17:04:12.487

30 Which topics should be covered in a teaching statement? 2013-03-26T20:34:38.537

30 Will anybody actually read your research and teaching statements? 2013-11-17T16:48:57.273

30 Why are tenure-track professors hired on the basis of their research when they spend most of their time teaching? 2017-06-09T19:42:20.257

29 What should I state for "expected salary" in a tenure-track job application? 2014-10-02T22:31:39.437

29 What to do when university has not yet reimbursed travel costs for a job interview? 2015-03-26T07:40:31.347

29 Is my doctorate good enough? 2016-05-31T21:06:31.970

28 What items should I ask for in my startup package? 2012-04-30T23:45:47.053

28 Backing down from a faculty position. Future career problems? 2015-10-20T22:44:45.937

28 How to avoid gender bias when writing letters of recommendation? 2015-12-22T16:41:23.387

27 Value of contributions to Wikipedia when applying for academic jobs 2012-07-25T17:40:37.453

27 "Looking for a postdoc" ad inside a conference talk? 2013-02-21T15:21:46.887

27 Is it peculiar for a department not to have any of its own PhD graduates as professors? 2013-03-15T03:42:57.640

27 Faculty positions: What to say in a statement on diversity? 2015-12-15T09:23:23.643

27 How do I deal with postdoc acceptances that come in before my preferred institution makes its decision known? 2016-01-26T19:03:23.227

26 Advice/guidance when interviewing for a faculty or postdoc job via Skype or phone? 2012-04-16T11:59:39.293

26 Why would a top department hire a less experienced researcher for a tenure-track position? 2014-03-28T19:23:46.253

26 How does one address a tenure-track offer that is below expectations 2015-02-06T19:35:23.877

26 Advisor suggesting my marriage may cause problems in Postdoc position search 2015-06-16T16:30:18.817

25 Important factors for hiring a young mathematician 2013-01-06T20:46:55.920

25 How hard is it for someone who already has tenure to find a tenured position elsewhere? 2013-02-17T14:20:05.793

25 Is it appropriate and useful to inquire if an open position has an internal candidate? 2014-03-31T06:23:35.110

25 As an inexperienced/unknown recommendation letter writer, what should I do to make my letter stand out? 2014-10-22T13:42:21.630

25 Can I serve as a reference for someone applying to fill my position? 2015-05-26T13:31:15.593

25 Should I write my master's thesis in English, as a non-native speaker? 2015-07-31T07:00:44.743

25 What to do if a university is pushing for a response before making a formal offer for a tenure-track position? 2016-02-17T00:59:33.770

25 Accepting an Assistant Professor position at a low ranked university 2016-04-28T14:20:19.567

25 How could a postdoc look competitive against a tenured professor? 2016-12-03T00:39:26.987

25 How does it look if I finish my PhD in five years instead of four? 2017-04-20T12:05:21.280

25 How to finish PhD and get through the academic job market as a new mother and primary caregiver? 2017-07-21T03:04:23.143

25 Will one with record of unfinished PhD on his/her CV be doubted of his/her ability? 2017-08-12T12:57:47.220

24 What's the net income of a W1/W2 german professor? 2012-02-17T12:02:30.817

24 What makes securing faculty positions difficult? 2012-07-15T13:37:12.150

24 Job search when coming up for tenure 2013-07-18T21:18:46.547

24 Who to address on the cover letter? 2013-10-08T21:46:41.750

24 Some questions about math postdoc offers 2013-12-24T15:45:20.797

24 In a faculty job search, when and how should I reveal my preferences? 2014-04-05T19:37:58.447

24 Is it ethical to approach a professor asking for a (unadvertised) postdoc position? 2014-06-18T20:15:16.590

23 Working at a Liberal Arts College in Mathematics 2012-11-20T21:06:56.930

23 Is there a stigma in computer science toward too many postdoc positions? 2013-12-21T01:09:38.893

23 How does having baby affect tenure track offer or tenure track success? 2016-07-15T15:36:35.400

22 Are there any good job directories for academic work? 2012-04-09T11:30:54.673

22 What does "tenure" mean? 2012-08-06T20:40:51.920

22 Why would a tenure-track job posting ask for an undergraduate transcript? 2014-09-17T09:25:22.943

22 How to politely decline a postdoc job offer after signing the offer letter? 2016-12-28T03:06:11.483

22 What's the shortest "acceptable" postdoc length? 2017-07-24T05:07:24.047

21 During an application/interview should an applicant justify leaving a current faculty position (pre-tenure)? 2012-09-03T03:26:11.210

21 How is the equal opportunity principle enforced in academic recruitment? 2013-03-06T10:28:30.217

21 Why are positions in math so hard to come by nowadays? 2016-04-20T18:56:16.607

20 What are the most important criteria to consider when hiring postdocs for a research group? 2012-02-15T06:22:56.637

20 How early should a graduate student begin their job search? 2012-02-16T22:19:35.240

20 Should I simultaneously apply for multiple jobs in different ranks at the same university? 2013-09-03T15:38:51.337

20 How to write a teaching statement without any classroom teaching experience? 2014-06-15T15:57:40.237

20 How to make leaving a PhD program seem like a positive thing on a resume 2014-10-20T05:33:27.553

20 Immigration and tenure track in the United States 2015-11-13T18:46:27.177

20 Is it prudent for new faculty to abstain from voting in a job search if the rest of department faculty is highly divided? 2015-12-14T02:51:54.080

20 Could teaching at community college for a few years harm my career? 2016-01-17T19:58:48.480

20 Why is getting your PhD in Iran invalid for obtaining a post-doc position in the US? 2016-02-23T14:48:50.040

20 If you're given an hour, is it bad to finish a job talk in half an hour? 2016-10-25T19:25:20.160