Academic Job Market Summer Camp

Academic Job Market Summer Camp
July 10-14, 9:00 a.m. to Noon, GRAD HQ (UChicago Bookstore, 3rd Floor)


Are you going on the academic job market this fall?  Put your best foot forward by attending UChicagoGRAD’s Academic Job Market Summer Camp.  You’ll receive advice from faculty, learn the ins and outs of the hiring process, and have opportunities to workshop materials.  Lunch will be provided on the final day.  


July 10 (Day 1): CVs, Cover Letters, and an Introduction to the Academic Job Market
July 11 (Day 2): Teaching Portfolios and Diversity Statements
July 12 (Day 3): Interview and Campus Visit Best Practices
July 13 (Day 4): Negotiating Your Job Offer and Breakout Sessions on Research Statements, HUM/SSD/DIV Postdocs, and Setting Up a Lab
July 14 (Day 5): "View from the Hiring Committee" and "Recent Hire Perspectives" Faculty Panels (Lunch Provided)


Faculty participants include professors from the University of Chicago, North Central College, Northeastern Illinois University, DePaul University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.  See the full list of faculty participants and RSVP for each daily session by logging into GRAD Gargoyle (Events > Workshops).