Category Archives: New Job Information

Cardiod to Cardiod, Advisee to Adviser

Summer has past, fall is upon us, and it’s time for another job search season. This is the perfect time to sit down with your adviser and honestly discuss the types of jobs you want to pursue and how to … Continue reading

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No Really, I Do Want This Job …

No really, I do want this job… Show them you really want the job. That’s the title of a recent advice column by David D. Perlmutter in the Chronicle of Higher education. (http://chronicle.com/article/Show-Them-You-Really-Want-the/132281) In this economy, your response might be, … Continue reading

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Summer Meditations by Sharon Garthwaite

Another academic year is over, and summer is here. This is the perfect time to study for quals, read papers on the arXiv, and contemplate your future. Aiming for academia? Intending Industry? Guessing you’ll do government work? Now is the … Continue reading

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Applications for Academic Jobs

Job hunting for academic and non-academic jobs have many similarities but are enough different that I’m going to separate them for the purpose of this blog. Each job ad will have information about submitting applications. Many are the same but … Continue reading

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School has started

School has started for many people, which means that it is time to get started thinking about applying for jobs for next year. This can be a daunting prospect in the current job market. But there are steps to take … Continue reading

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Preparing to Teach

One of the anxiety producing parts of a new job is getting the teaching right for that school. There are a number of things you can do. 1. Find out your schedule and what books are used for the courses … Continue reading

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Housing for a New Job

This is the time of year that many people are getting ready to move to a new, sometimes first, job.  This can be quite anxiety producing due to the many details and expenses.  But relax; it is possible to do … Continue reading

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