GSAS: Real Life Stories from the Academic Job Search


Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 4:00pm to 5:00pm



The pandemic has made the academic job market even tighter than it was... but there is hope! Your peers at GSAS are getting academic jobs and postdocs, and you can learn from their success despite the difficult market. Hear the job search stories, strategies, and advice from recently hired PhDs who will be working in a variety of academic positions and institutions after graduation.

Panelists include:
• Haruka Umetsu Cho, PhD candidate in Study of Religion, Assistant Professor of Religion, Santa Clara University (Fall 2021)
• Bradley Craig, PhD '20 in African and African American Studies, Barra Postdoctoral Fellow at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania, and Assistant Professor of History at Concordia University (January 2022)
• Jessica Gersony, PhD candidate in Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, Postdoctoral Researcher at University of New Hampshire (Fall 2021) and Assistant Professor of Biology at Smith College (July 2022)
• Amanda Kreider, PhD candidate in Health Policy, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania (Fall 2021)