Academic Job Market Summer Camp, July 10–14, 2023

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Are you curious about the academic job market, or are you planning to apply for academic jobs this fall? Build your knowledge and confidence by attending UChicagoGRAD’s Academic Job Market Summer Camp. You’ll receive advice from UChicagoGRAD and Chicago Center for Teaching and Learning advisors as well as faculty from a range of institutions in the US and beyond.

Monday–Friday, July 10–14, 2023, 9:00 a.m. CT, Saieh Hall and Online

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Monday, July 10 (Zoom)

Overview of the Job Market
Hiring Committee Panels (HUM/Social Sciences and STEM)
CV Best Practices
Immigration Options Beyond OPT, STEM OPT and Academic Training

Tuesday, July 11 (in-person)

Cover Letter Best Practices
Diversity Statements
Lunch Provided by UChicagoGRAD
Managing Your Academic Job Search

Wednesday, July 12 (in-person)

Research Statement Best Practices (HUM/Social Sciences and STEM)
Teaching Statement and Portfolio Best Practices
Lunch Provided by UChicagoGRAD
Creating an Academic Website

Thursday, July 13 (in-person)

From Zoom to Campus
Demystifying Job Talks
Lunch Provided by UChicagoGRAD
Interview Stories from Recent Hires Panel

Friday, July 14 (Zoom)

Applying for International Academic Positions
Considering Teaching Positions off the Tenure Track
Getting Postdoc in the Humanities and the Social Sciences

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