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Academic Job Search

Academic Job Search Graduate School Career Development Assistant Dean Ruth Schemmer provides career advising by appointment. Appointment options include: – Hour-long appointments available on Wednesday (email Ruth.Schemmer@vanderbilt.edu for appointment time) – Walk-in appointments (15 min) are available Thursday afternoons from 2:00-4:00 PM Graduate School Career Development – Applying for Tenure-Track Positions Timeline and resources for the…

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Choosing your professional network

Choosing your professional network/society Engineering –  Resources for STEM Teachers Magazines and Journals of Interest to STEM Teachers Biomedical Research Education & Training – PhD Career Connections: Monthly seminar series about career options for PhD scientists Chronicle for Higher Education – On Hiring blog Blog with advice on managing the academic career Chronicle for Higher…

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Expectations for professional attire and behavior

Expectations for professional attire and behavior Graduate School Career Development – Attire for job search: When showing up for an interview, first day of the internship or job, it’s hard to be overdressed. Peabody Career Services – Brand/Professional Attire: The workplace you are entering has its own culture. Most likely this has built up over…

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Preparing materials for applications

Preparing materials for applications (cover letter, teaching statement, research statement, recommendations) Graduate School Career Development – Career Development Services for Graduate School Students Graduate student resources for all career paths including examples of resumés, C.V.’s, cover letters. Contact Ruth.Schemmer@vanderbilt.edu for consultation on career development. Graduate School Career Development – Workshop on Academic Job Search Application and…

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