Q&A: How to Give a Chalk Talk

BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program

You have a whiteboard, a marker, and an hour to convince a department to hire you. How will you handle it? Senior faculty give their advice.

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On the Market: A Job Hunt Roundup

Ashley Hood, PhD

A compilation of job search boards, curated for postdoc and early career positions.

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International Postdoc Experience: An Interview with Dr. Brian Mautz

Melissa Krasnove

Doing a postdoc outside the US offers many advantages.

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Not that Kind of Interview: Tales from the Second Visit

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Now it’s your turn to interview them.

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Not That Kind of Job Offer: Tales of Negotiation

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Negotiate like your academic future depends on it. It does.

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Salvaging an Insufficient Offer

Motivated Mentor

When a salary and start-up offer is unacceptable you need a strategy to redeem the situation. Planning your script optimizes the chances of negotiations ending well.

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Interviewing Do's and Don'ts (from Those Who've Seen It All)

Rebecca Helton, MA

Two department chairs and a vice chair for faculty affairs share how to put your best foot forward in the faculty interview.

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How Not to Blow an Interview

The Edge for Scholars

A roundup of the internet's best advice for acing your interview.

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Writing Teaching and Diversity Statements

BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program

Top tips for writing these important parts of your job application packet.

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Not that Kind of Summer: Tales of Preparing for Academic Job Season

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Do the prep work before job season starts.

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