Job Search Documents
In this post, I will talk about some of the basics of email etiquette and how making the best use of emails can greatly contribute to a successful job search. I will identify different types of job search email and suggest some wording for these messages.
While resumes are almost always only one-page long, their content can vary greatly depending on the position to which you’re applying. Here is a list of common sections to include on your resume.
There are many ways to make your resume shine a little brighter. Take another look at your resume and consider these seven editing tips to improve your job-search document.
Regardless of whether you would like to pursue a tenure-track faculty position or a career in industry, there are many steps you can take to begin building your CV or resume while in graduate school that can help your job documents stand out later.
A teaching statement should detail the underlying beliefs that inform the way you structure your courses and interact with students. When reading your statement, hiring committees will be looking to assess whether or not you can meet the teaching demands of the institution, if your teaching style aligns within the department, and how students will benefit from your instruction.
A research statement is a map for your career as a researcher, expanding on how you describe your research in your cover letter. A research statement should document a three- to five-year plan that lays out attainable goals.
In a diversity statement, you will draw on your personal background and past experiences to demonstrate your understanding of power, privilege, and the barriers to access faced by underrepresented populations.
Writing a cover letter for the faculty job search can be a stressful experience. Having some general principles in mind can ease that stress and streamline the process of writing your letter.