Academic Job Market

The Academic Job Market

As you prepare yourself for the job market,

For more advice read our academic career guide Scaling the Ivory Tower. In addition, we have the mentoring resource pageadvice from IHS faculty, and a page highlighting what IHS can do for you.

 

Networking

Dr. Nigel Ashford’s Networking Notes are a great place to start learning about networking. An important lesson to remember when entering the job market: Coming to Terms with the Job Market as a Grad Student: Professionalism and Gratitude. Specific advice on getting a job in law: The Meet Market: Applying for a Legal Job. Some other pieces of advice: One Piece of Advice: Anthony Davies, Using Social Media to your Advantage as an Academic, and Be Bold!.

Dr. Nigel Ashford’s Networking Notes

The Meet Market: Applying for a Legal Job

Be Bold!

Coming to Terms with the Job Market as a Grad Student: Professionalism and Gratitude

One Piece of Advice: Anthony Davies

Using Social Media to your Advantage as an Academic

 

Publishing

Publishing is absolutely crucial to getting the job. Not only do you need to have publications in well regarded journals, your publication record should also reflect your interests and a direction in which you are headed as a researcher.

Should I Publish in a Mainstream or Classical Liberal Journal

So They Rejected Your Paper

What to Do with Your Rejected Paper

Bad Titles Hurt Good Papers

Find the Right Journal for Your Paper

Get it Published

What Should You Do With a Paper After It’s Been Published?

Submitting Papers to Journals: History

Submitting Papers to Journals: Philosophy

Dr. Steve Davies – Finish Your Dissertation

Carden and Coyne on Academic Publishing

Lots of Advice on Writing Well and Often

 Guides to Scholarly Publishing

 

Applying

There are some new skills to master when applying to the job market. Getting prepared for the job market: Reference Letter Tips, Creating a Strong Online Presence as an Academic Part II Control Your Brand. After you are prepared for a job it is time to start finding one: Advice on Giving Job Talks, So…You Want an Academic Job (Or What They Didn’t Tell You In Grad School), and Adjuncting: How to Get Your Foot in the Door. Also remember that IHS program officers are here to  Help You.

Advice on Giving Job Talks

What Should You Include On Your CV

Reference Letter Tips

The Meet Market: Applying for a Legal Job

How IHS Program Officers Can Help You

Everything You Need to Know about Academia from Admissions to Tenure

So…You Want an Academic Job (Or What They Didn’t Tell You In Grad School)

Adjuncting: How to Get Your Foot in the Door

Dr. Steve Davies – Jobs and Letters of Recommendations

Coming to Terms with the Job Market as a Grad Student: Professionalism and Gratitude

Creating a Strong Online Presence as an Academic Part II Control Your Brand

 

Interview

Advice on Giving Job Talks

What Should You Include On Your CV

The Meet Market: Applying for a Legal Job

So…You Want an Academic Job (Or What They Didn’t Tell You In Grad School)

Coming to Terms with the Job Market as a Grad Student: Professionalism and Gratitude

 

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