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On the Market: Strategies for a Successful Academic Job Search (Paperback)Sandra L. Barnes (author)
Paperback 215 Pages / Published: 30/07/2007
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Sandra Barnes presents both big-picture strategic thinking and nuts-and-bolts suggestions to help junior scholars obtain satisfying academic employment in today's highly competitive market. Noteworthy features of ""On the Market"" include: easy-to-read checklists for navigating the search process; clues to ""reading between the lines"" of job postings; practical advice on preparing the ""paperwork"": CVs, teaching portfolios, conference papers, journal articles, etc.; no-nonsense tips - the ""dos and don'ts"" - for a variety of interview settings; frank discussion of both the professional and the personal aspects of any job search; attention to the concerns of nontraditional and underrepresented groups; and, guidance for untenured scholars who want to switch jobs. Written in a straightforward and pragmatic manner, this rich resource will help scholars identify their ideal job - and then land it. Barnes presents both big-picture strategic thinking and nuts-and-bolts suggestions to help junior scholars identify their ideal job - and then land it.
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
Number of pages: 215
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