CFP: Job Search in Academe (2/28/04; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Formo
contact email: 
dformo@csusm.edu

Academic Job Search--Snags, Successes, and Materials

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We are looking for email conversations about recent personal

experiences on the job market for the second edition of Job Search=20

in Academe. The revised edition will be updated to include advice,=20

scenarios, successes, and snags from Master's level and PhD=20

candidates about academic and corporate job searches. The authors=20

will build contributions in collaboration with contributors. You can=20

be anonymous or named and titled. You may contribute a good quote or=20

a case study. Your only time commitment is your email correspondence=20

with us, but your contributions make the book.

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Topics we're particularly interested in include, but are not limited=20

to, the following:

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--Preparation you received for interviewing

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--Advice your mentors gave you

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--Tough questions you've been asked in interviews

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--Awkward situations that arose in interviews (including biases

and barriers relating to race, gender, sexuality, or nationality)

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--Exploring alternatives to the tenure-track position (i.e.=20

corporate positions, community college administrative or faculty=20

positions, independent research positions)

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--The view from the other side of the desk: interviewing PhD's=20

for academic or corporate positions

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We'd also like to see your application materials, in particular:

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---Sample cover letters and cv's for academic or corporate positions

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---Teaching, research, and/or service philosophy statements

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---Sample statements of multicultural awareness

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...or anything else you'd like to share about your job search
experience.

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Contributors to the first edition of Job Search, please contact us and
tell us what's been happening in your career. We want to update your
contribution for the next edition.

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Please make informal queries before February 28, 2004, to

dformo_at_csusm.edu or drcreed_at_alumni.ucsd.edu

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Dawn M. Formo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Literature & Writing Studies
Associate CAPI Director
California State University, San Marcos
San Marcos, CA 92096
Office 760-750-4199
FAX 760-750-3161
dformo_at_csusm.edu
www.csusm.edu/capi
www.writinginstructor.com <http://www.writinginstructor.com/>=20

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