Resources For Navigating the Job Search and Beyond

Resources to Help you Navigate the Job Search and Beyond

Click here for a list of questions you are legally NOT alowed to be asked during an interview. If you are asked any of these questions, you can refuse to answer (in a polite manner of course!)

Click here to access examples of things you can negotiate for when you have been offered a job in Academia

Click here to access examples of things you can negotiate for when you have been offered a job in Industry or Government

Click here to access a copy of PhD and Post Doc Career Guide 2015-16 out of Stanford University. An excellent resource that will take you from the Job Search to Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers

Click here to download a copy of the book:  Making the right Moves. A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Post Docs and New Faculty

Click here to access an excellent presentation on negotiation skills from COACh

Click here to access numerous Career Resources for Post Docs out of The Office for Postdoctoral Affairs at Chapel Hill

Click here to accesss Resources for the Development of Early Career Scientists out of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Click here to access Various Types of Questions you Might be Asked during the Interview Process (Behavioral/Diversity)

Click here to Look at a Number of Different Evaluation Rubrics that Search Committees Might Use as they Assess your Performance at the Interview

Click here to access a piece about Writing Samples and Teaching Statements

Click here to access an article on Writing an Effective Academic CV: How to create a curriculum vitae that is compelling, well-organized and easy to read

Click here to access an article on Writing an Effective Letter of Recommendation. If your mentor allows you to see the letter they have written for you (most often the case), check to see if it contains all the components listed here

Click here to access and download Making the Right Moves, A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty, Second Edition

Congratulations! You got a Job!!  Here are some Resources to Help you be Successful in Your New Position

Click here to access Designing and Delivering Effective Lectures

Click here to access Managing a Research Program - Insights for Beginners

Click here to access Persuasive Arguments to Get Needed Resources

Click here to access Successful Strategies for New Professors

Click here for Starting out as a New Professor: It's More than Just Looking out for #1

Click here to acess Early Career Resources from the University of Iowa. Although some links are specific to the University of Iowa, there are numerous links to more general resources to help new faculty succeed.

Click here to access How to Build Mutli-Disciplinary Teams