Finding the Right Fit in Today’s Academic Job Market

ID: 54091 Type: Panel
  1. Elizabeth Langran, Marymount University, United States
  2. Curby Alexander, Texas Christian University, United States
  3. Jonathan Cohen, Georgia State University, United States
  4. Melanie Shoffner, James Madison University, United States

Wednesday, March 20 1:45 PM-2:45 PM Location: Celebrity 1

No presider for this session.

Abstract: This panel, addressing different variables shaping the academic job search, focuses on graduate students preparing for and seeking faculty positions. Four current faculty members representing a variety of academic backgrounds, experiences and placements will tackle a variety of topics related to the job search process, such as responding to position announcements, preparing for the interview, negotiating for the new job and navigating the first year. Following brief presentations from the panelists, the audience will be invited to join the conversation through an open question-and-answer session.


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