Academic Job Search

To be competitive in today's academic market, you need expertise in your field and will be expected to demonstrate your ability to teach and mentor students, write proposals, and publish scientific papers.

Searching for an Academic Job

When applying for an academic position, you will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae along with a Dissertation Abstract, a Statement of Research Interests, and a Statement of Teaching Interests. Present a clear and well-organized application. Your goal is to make the search committee want to interview you.

Interviewing for an academic job is often a very stressful part of the job-search process. Preparation is key. If you would like to set up a mock interview, contact Kerry Landers for more information.

The University of Washington provides strategies for success in securing a postdoc position:

The Dartmouth Career Network advises students and fellow alumni about jobs, careers and graduate school.

Networking tips from the Thayer School of Engineering.