For Harvard GSAS students only: If you’re planning to go on the academic job market this fall, begin preparing your documents now! Your CV and cover letter are the first documents that academic search committees see. Come to this workshop to learn how to create a dynamic, graphically pleasing CV and craft a compelling, tailored cover letter that will help propel you to the next step in this challenging market.... Read more about GSAS: Preparing for the Academic Job Market: CVs & Cover Letters (Webinar)
Whether you’re on the academic job market now, or you plan to be in coming years, you will benefit from learning first-hand from recent PhDs who have successfully landed academic jobs despite the tight market. Hear job search stories, strategies, and advice from recently hired PhDs who will be working in a variety of academic positions after graduation.
Brandon Bloch, PhD '18 History, Harvard College Fellow
Han Hsien Liew, PhD '18 History and Middle Eastern Studies, Minerva Schools, Keck Graduate Institute
A pressing issue for many graduate students, as they approach the job search, is the “two body problem.” Many wonder how each partner can land a great job (whether in academia or beyond) that will work for both. Hear how one couple successfully managed this issue in their two-career partnership. Allen Aloise (PhD, Chemistry and Chemical Biology) is Dean of Administration and Finance for Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Linzy Brekke-Aloise (PhD, History) is Associate Professor of History at Stonehill College. ...
It's not too early to begin preparing for the exciting possibility of being invited for a campus visit! Find out what to expect and how to prepare for your job talk, teaching demo, conversations with faculty and deans, and social gatherings. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
Anyone applying for academic jobs and postdocs wants to know what search committees look for in candidates... and what they don't want to see! Come to this event to hear advice, perspectives, and stories from these experienced professors:
Emily Balskus - Morris Kahn Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Matt Liebmann - Professor of Anthropology
Erika Naginski - Robert P. Hubbard Professor of Architectural History
Kay Shelemay - G. Gordon Watts Professor of Music and Professor of African and African...