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Academic Job Search

The information provided is designed to complement the advice, resources, and guidance that you receive from your department. Your department and advisor should always be your first point of contact when going on the academic job market and ideally remain involved throughout your search.

Common Academic Job Search Sites A list of well-known sites for a job search in the U.S. and beyond.
Academic Job Search Timetable Know the hiring rhythm of your field and use this guide to get started
Curriculum Vitae (CV) A guide for developing or revising your CV
Statement of Teaching Philosophy A guide to develop content for your Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Common Academic Interview Questions A guide to help you anticipate interview questions
Practice Interviews Practice Interviews can be scheduled at the Center for Career Development via Handshake.
Research Statements A guide to develop content for your Research Statement.
Diversity Statements A guide to develop content for your Diversity Statement.
Academic Job Cover Letter A guide to develop content for your Academic Job Cover Letter.
Faculty Panel Hiring Committee Insights Gain tips and insights from four University of Connecticut faculty members on crafting your academic job applications.