Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Research Commons - Virtual
Join us for a five week series focused on helping you prepare for your academic job search. Please note that you must register for each session in the series individually. To receive a recording of the session if you can not attend synchronously, you must register.
October 5: The Process Overview
This workshop will provide useful information about the job search process in academia. Information will be provided about helpful tips when starting your job search, where and how to look for openings, as well as what materials need to be prepared.
Registration link: https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvdOygpj4jEtfsD3ZAZPc0TPXMlT4BiCc_
October 12: Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letters
This workshop will address how to write vitae and cover letters when searching for jobs in academia. Importance will be placed on format and content while highlighting career tips useful when applying for positions with a teaching and/or research emphasis.
Registration link: https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcldeGuqz0pGNQYUvVU5QpxAws-2Q_fSnO3
October 19: Teaching, Research and Diversity Statements
We’ll provide an overview of teaching, research, and diversity statements, describe how they are used in the academic job search process, and provide guidance on how to write them. There will be opportunities during the session to start the process of writing these statements.
Registration link: https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrfu2rqjIuHtTdvDRG3qJ816DnLuBs4N0O
October 26: The Interview
Career Counseling and Support Services will be presenting an interview skills workshop. The focus of the Workshop will be on being proactive in the interview so that students feel that they have control over what is being communicated and strategies for answering specific questions that are commonly asked.
Registration link: https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsdeCsrzMjH9z4TTuWQTE7h0RkRyrmeyIU
November 2: Negotiating the Job Offer
Learn what to do when a search committee is prepared to offer you a faculty position. We’ll provide strategies for responding to a department’s offer, share some of the common elements of job offers around which candidates might negotiate, and introduce approaches that can help both parties—the job candidate and the hiring department—communicate effectively throughout the process of negotiation.
Registration link: https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtcu2urTsqGNLnywkR1862gpRljIGLpbYM