Pub. Date:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
The Academic Job Search Handbook / Edition 4

The Academic Job Search Handbook / Edition 4


View All Available Formats & Editions
Current price is , Original price is $18.95. You
Select a Purchase Option (Fourth Edition)
  • purchase options
    $16.10 $18.95 Save 15% Current price is $16.1, Original price is $18.95. You Save 15%.
    Currently Unavailable for Shipping
    Please check below for Buy Online, Pick up in Store.
  • purchase options
    $10.41 $18.95 Save 45% Current price is $10.41, Original price is $18.95. You Save 45%.
    Note: Access code and/or supplemental material are not guaranteed to be included with textbook rental or used textbook.
  • purchase options

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812220162
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 06/28/2008
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Julia Miller Vick is Senior Career Advisor and Rosanne Lurie is Senior Associate Director of Career Services at the University of Pennsylvania. Jennifer S. Furlong is Director of the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction to the Fourth Edition     1
What You Should Know Before You Start
The Structure of Academic Careers     5
Hiring from the Institution's Point of View     10
Planning and Timing Your Search
Becoming a Job Candidate: The Timetable for Your Search     19
Deciding Where and When to Apply     24
The Importance of Advisors and Professional Networks     31
Conference Presentations and Networking     36
Letters of Recommendation     40
Learning About Openings     45
Written Materials for the Search: Suggestions and Samples
Responding to Position Announcements     51
Vitas     52
Additional Application Materials     117
Web Sites     148
Job Hunting Correspondence     153
Conducting the Search
Interviewing     177
Off-Site Interviews: Conference/Convention and Telephone Interviews     187
Campus Interviews     194
Job Offers, Negotiations, Acceptances, and Rejections     204
After You Take the Job
Starting the Job     219
Knowing About and Getting Tenure     225
Changing Jobs     229
Additional Considerations
Dual Career Couples, Pregnanton the Job Market, and Related Concerns     235
International Scholars, Older Candidates, Gaps in Your Vita     246
Thinking About the Expanded Job Market     251
National Job Listing Sources and Scholarly and Professional Associations     269
Additional Reading     281
Index     285

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The Academic Job Search Handbook 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
jamiemac233 More than 1 year ago
Looking for a job ?, you may need to shop online to see what jobs are perfect for you. You Should look at After reading this book I found a great job search solution is, no matter who you are, you can find the best quality jobs on this site. I like using to look for jobs because it has jobs only from employer websites and far more jobs than you will find on other job boards. It is fun, easy, free and it really works, I made 200 dollars today! It really works and you can start right now. I was really impressed by this website and I know you'll love it too. Happy searching
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi, due to the actual situation I have been trying to get a job in the Academic Area and the 'The Academic Job Search Handbook' has been very helpful. I also tried where I have been contacted directly with employer websites and a lot other jobs. Now, tanks to both recurses I have options to select from, hopefully this book will help me with my CV, and the vary proposals I have from the Hound site.