Cracking the Academic Job Marketby Brian W. Baetz, Asst. Prof.; McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ont.,
Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1988, Vol. 58, Issue 11, Pg. 73
Document Type: Feature article
The first step in a teaching career is the academic interview. The candidate should first develop publishable material, then include such publications in a resume to be sent to specific names at schools. The cover letter should be modified to suit each situation. The academic interview usually includes teaching a seminar, which must be carefully prepared. It is also a good idea to prepare a promotional package to leave with individual interviewers. With a cover letter to the chairman, this package should include copies of papers written, a list of courses the candidate is prepared to teach, copies of research proposals and an updated resume. The interviews should be followed up with thank-you notes.
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