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  • DE-MYSTIFYING THE ACADEMIC JOB MARKET

    DE-MYSTIFYING THE ACADEMIC JOB MARKET
    in the Social Sciences, Humanities & Education
    Wednesday Workshop Series

    Presented by: Myrna Garca, Academic Center for Excellence & Elizabeth Herrera, Office of Career Services

    PART I: Understanding the Application Process

    Workshop #1 – Getting Started! - September 2nd

     

    Time: 4:30p m-5:30pm

    Location: ACE, Student Services Building, Suite 2900

    RSVP to Jermaine Woodard jwood12@uic.edu or 312 – 413-0031

     

    Topics:

    • Where to look for a job/How to find a job
    • Distinguishing between the different types of institutions & positions: R1 vs. Liberal Arts Colleges vs. Post Doc 
    • Keeping Organized i.e. creating checklists &/or spreadsheets  
    • Drafting Your Teaching Statement/Preparing Your Teaching Portfolio

    Guest Speakers:     

    • Dr. Paul-Brian McInerney, Sociology
    • Dr. David Stovall, Education

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