Academic Job Market Conference

September 21 - 28, 2019 | Online
Tickets Now On Sale

About the Conference

The academic job market is more competitive than ever. This conference will help you feel more confident and prepared to face this challenge. With your ticket, you can attend the conference live and ask questions of our speakers and panelists. The conference proceedings will be recorded and available to watch during the replay period. Check ticket details for more information.

Sessions feature PhDs (Humanities, Social Sciences, and STEM disciplines) employed as tenured and tenure-track faculty and academic professionals in Canada and the United States.

Attend Live: Sept 21 & 28, 2019, starting at 11am ET both days. Evening seminars held Sept 23-26 will begin at 8pm ET.
Where: ONLINE! Attend the conference from wherever you are via Zoom webinar.
Video Replay Available: Access conference sessions on demand for specific tickets. Check ticket details for more information.
Who Should Attend: Graduate students, recent PhDs, postdocs, adjuncts, faculty members, and anyone else interested in the academic job market.
Discounts: Buying tickets for your students or postdocs? Discounts available for bulk purchases of 10 or more. Email events@beyondprof.com for information and sales.

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Ticket Options

All Access Pass

$79 US

Live access to Day 1 & 2 of the conference (both Saturday sessions, Sept. 21 and 28).

Access to ALL additional evening seminars.

90-day video replay for the conference and all additional evening seminars. Ticket holder must access the replay before Nov. 1st. 

Build Your Own Conference

$59 US

Live access to Day 1 & 2 of the conference (both Saturday sessions, Sept. 21 and 28).

Additional evening seminars can be added for $10 each.

30-day video replay for the conference and any additional evening seminars purchased. Ticket holder must access the replay before Nov. 1st. 

LIVE Day 1 & 2

$39 US

Live access only to Day 1 & 2 of the conference (both Saturday sessions, Sept. 21 and 28).

Additional seminars can be added for $5 each.

Please note: this option does NOT include video replays of any of the sessions or seminars.

Beyond the Professoriate Community Members get 40% off All Access Pass + Build Your Own Conference.

Buying tickets for your students or postdocs? Discounts available for bulk purchases of 10 or more. Email events@beyondprof.com for information about discounts.

September 21: Going on the Job Market

Get started on the academic job search process!

After attending these sessions, you’ll be able to:

  • Decide when to go on the academic job market;
  • Develop your academic CV and cover letter;
  • Write strong research and teaching statements;
  • Write a diversity statement for academic job applications.

How to Decide When to Go on the Academic Job Market

Laura Lohman, PhD

Director, Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence, Queens University of Charlotte

The Application Package: Your Academic CV and Cover Letter

Andrew Green, PhD

Associate Director, Graduate Students and PhDs, Career Centre, University of California-Berkeley

How to Write a Research Statement for Academic Job Applications

Daniel Olson-Bang, PhD

Director, Office of Professional and Career Development, The Graduate School, Syracuse University

How to Write a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications

Barbi Honeycutt, PhD

Founder, FLIP It Consulting

How to Write a Diversity Statement for Academic Job Applications

Amruta Inamdar, PhD

Career Services Consultant, Graduate Student Specialist, Center for Career Opportunities, Purdue University

September 28: Faculty Career Panels

The conference continues! Hear what it's really like to work at a research-intensive, comprehensive, teaching-focused,
or Canadian institution.

After attending these sessions, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand what it’s like to be a faculty member at a variety of institutions;
  • Develop an application strategy that best fits the institution you are applying to;
  • Recognize hiring committee expectations and get hired.

Panelists are faculty members across the United States and Canada.

Research-Intensive Institutions

G. Andrés Cisneros, PhD
University of North Texas

David Shorter, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

Melissa Vogel, PhD
Clemson University

Comprehensive Institutions

Christopher Aiken, PhD
New Mexico State University

Amy Gansell, PhD
St John's University

Katy Tarrant, PhD
California State University, Fresno

Teaching-Focused Institutions

Brooke Carlson, PhD
Chaminade University of Honolulu

May Hara, PhD
Framingham State University

Darrell Lovell, DPA
West Texas A & M University

Canadian Institutions

Rita M. Palacios, PhD
Conestoga College

Amy Stevens

Amy Stevens, PhD
University of Saskatchewan

Jared Wesley, PhD
University of Alberta

Evening Weekday Seminars

September 23 - 26, 2019

In these one-hour seminars, PhD experts teach you how to survive and thrive in faculty careers.  

Included in All Access Pass. Can be added to other tickets. See ticket details for more information.

How to Manage Your Research Career

Reinhart Reithmeier, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto

Sept. 23, 2019

How to Network Successfully in Academia (and Why You Need To)

Jen Heemstra, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Emory University

Sept. 24, 2019

How to Put Together a Teaching Portfolio for Academic Job Applications

Laura Schram, PhD

Director of Professional and Academic Development, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan

Sept. 25, 2019

Careers at Teaching-Intensive Institutions

Morris Grubbs, PhD

Assistant Dean, Graduate Student Professional Enhancement, University of Kentucky

Sept. 26, 2019

Ticket Options

All Access Pass

$79 US

Live access to Day 1 & 2 of the conference (both Saturday sessions, Sept. 21 and 28).

Access to ALL additional evening seminars.

90-day video replay for the conference and all additional evening seminars. Ticket holder must access the replay before Nov. 1st. 

Build Your Own Conference

$59 US

Live access to Day 1 & 2 of the conference (both Saturday sessions, Sept. 21 and 28).

Additional evening seminars can be added for $10 each.

30-day video replay for the conference and any additional evening seminars purchased. Ticket holder must access the replay before Nov. 1st. 

LIVE Day 1 & 2

$39 US

Live access only to Day 1 & 2 of the conference (both Saturday sessions, Sept. 21 and 28).

Additional seminars can be added for $5 each.

Please note: this option does NOT include video replays of any of the sessions or seminars.

Buying tickets for your students or postdocs? Discounts available for bulk purchases of 10 or more. Email events@beyondprof.com for information about discounts.

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