Save the date: Faculty Job Market Conference

Save the date!

Beyond the Professoriate introduces our upcoming online “Faculty Job Market Conference.” Beyond the Professoriate is a mission-driven organization that helps PhDs and graduate students forge meaningful careers.

The conference will be held online September 21-28, and will prepare graduate students and PhDs to succeed on the academic job market. The academic job market is more competitive than ever–attending this conference will help you feel more confident and prepared to face this challenge.

Attend Live: Sept 21 – 28, 2019, starting at 11am ET

Location: Online! Attend the conference via Zoom webinar, no travel required.

Who Should Attend: Graduate Students, recent PhDs, Postdocs, Adjuncts, Faculty Members, and anyone else interested in going on the academic job market.

What to expect:

  • Two days of sessions facilitated by PhDs (Humanities, Social Sciences, and STEM disciplines) employed as tenure-track faculty and career center professionals in Canada and the United States.
  • Typical attendees are STEM, Social Science, Humanities, and Education graduate students and postdocs.
  • Examples of topics to be covered are: “Deciding to Apply and When to Go on the Market,” “CVs and Cover Letters,” “Teaching & Research Statements,” as well as panels on working at an R1, SLAC, Community College, or Comprehensive Institution.

This is a one-of-a-kind conference, designed to compliment existing resources on your campus. 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 ticket-holders to watch during the replay period.

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Co-founded by L. Maren Wood, PhD and Jennifer Polk, PhD, Beyond the Professoriate provides career education and professional development to individual graduate students and PhDs, and partners with educational institutions to prepare the next generation of scholars for careers in academia and beyond.

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