Professional Development


Career Skills: How to Apply for a Research Job in Academia

8:30 AM-9:45 AM

Organizers: Joaquin Lugo, PhD and MacKenzie Howard, PhD

Learning Objectives

Following participation in this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how to apply for a research job in academia
  • Utilize the concepts from this session in their own job search

    What does a comprehensive, top-quality, compelling application package for a professor position in academia look like, and how do you put it together?

    Join us to learn about the elements to include in your application package statement for tenure-track and non-tenure-track positions: the cover letter, plus your research statement, teaching statement, and diversity statement. Get tips from reviewing successful and unsuccessful job applications. This interactive session provides the opportunity to ask questions and solicit feedback about the job search, application process, and more.