How to Apply for an Academic Position. Workshop #1 of How to Jump Start Your Academic Career Michael Gooseff [email protected] Nov. 27, 2007 CEE Penn State University. Resources. Handout with this presentation make lots of notes Web page: www.engr.psu.edu/mgooseff/academic.html
ANGEL group site?
Department requests the “line” from administration; line is approved
A search committee is formed
A description is written
HR edits/approves the description
Ads are initiated
POSITION NOW EXISTS
Applications are submittedHow Does the Process Work?
ALL applications are reviewed
A short-list (10-12?) of qualified/preferred applicants is generated
The top 3-4 applicants are decided upon
The top 3-4 applicants are invited to interview
You will be contacted
An offer is made to the most preferred candidate
Dept head, dean, or head of search will call you
Happiness ensues…How Does the Process Work?
Scientific/Engineering publication classifieds
Scientific/Engineering organization or society classifieds
Higher Education Journals and websites
Most of these are on the web!
A few other considerations:
Do you care where you live?
Do you want a big school or small school feel?
Is tailgating important?Where to Find Ads
The Department of Architectural Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is seeking applications for two full-time, academic year tenure track positions for the teaching of structural analysis, design, and construction of buildings. Starting date is September 8, 2008. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should also have a strong interest in the inter-relationship between structural engineering and architecture and construction, both in the academic context and in practice. Required qualifications for the position are either: a doctorate in structural engineering or a closely related field, along with evidence of scholarship related to building structures; or a master`s degree in structural engineering, a structural engineering license (or equivalent with the ability to obtain an S.E. license within 3 years) and significant experience in professional practice (a minimum of 10 years of full-time practice.) In addition to teaching and service, the successful candidate is expected to be active in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, integration and/or application. For more information and to complete a required online faculty application, please visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG and search for Requisition #101422. Review of applications will begin December 17, 2007. Applications received after this date may be considered.
Colorado School of Mines (CSM) invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Surface Water/Watershed Hydrology. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, direct graduate research, and develop a strong, externally funded research program. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in an appropriate science or engineering field, potential for excellence in teaching, the ability to develop external research funding, and superb interpersonal and communication skills. Registration as a Professional Engineer, or the qualifications to become registered, is required. For a complete job announcement and instructions on how to apply, please visit our web site at http://www.is.mines.edu/hr/Faculty_Jobs.shtm.
CSM is an EEO/AA employer.
Penn State University
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