Getting An Academic Job

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Overview

In this brief and practical guide to entering the academic job market, Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld and Marcia Lynn Whicker guide readers through the basics of job searching. They provide advice on a number of key factors including interview preparation and presentation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803970151
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/1/1996
  • Series: Survival Skills for Scholars Series , #17
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Meet the Author

Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld is a professor in the Sociology Program in the School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University. Her research areas are medical sociology and aging and the life course with a special focus on health policy, health care utilization, and health behavior. She has recently published Medicare by Greenwood Press (2011) and serves as the editor of the research annual Research in the Sociology of Health and Health Care published each year by Emerald Press. She is co-editor of Health and Associate Editor In Chief of American Journal of Health Promotion. Her current research interests in addition to health policy include research on gender and health, and research on aspects of obesity as linked to social factors.

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Table of Contents

The Nature of Job Searches
Searching for a Job
The Job Interview
Landing the Right Job
Special Considerations
Dual Career Couples, Senior Positions and Non-Academic Jobs
The DOs and DON'Ts of Job Searching

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