Academic Career Conference, Part 2: Going on the Job Market

The ninth annual Academic Career Conference, co-sponsored by Career Planning and Placement and the Vice Provost for Graduate Education, will be held on Thursday, September 25, in the Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall from 4 until 6:30 p.m.

4-4:30 p.m. Taking the Long View in Your Job Hunt: Maintaining flexibility: Evaluating and applying for one-year positions and/or postdocs; Dr. Janice Madden, Vice Provost for Graduate Education,

4:30-5:15 p.m. Interviewing for Academic Jobs: What to expect: Dr. Erin O'Connor, assistant professor of English, Convention, Phone and other First Interviews: Preparing for them and doing them well; Dr. Grace Kao, assistant professor of sociology, Campus Interviews: Preparing for them and doing them well

5:15-6:30 p.m. The Academic Job Search: Hiring from the Search Committee's Perspective: How they hire, What they look for; Dr. Richard Freedman, associate professor of music, Haverford College; Dr. Douglas Buchholz, assistant professor of English, Community College of Philadelphia; Dr. Georgia Arbuckle, associate professor of chemistry, Rutgers University; Dr. Lynn Lees, professor of history, Penn.

To sign up call 898-7530 or send an e-mail message to

Part 1, Academic Career Conference

Return to:Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, September 23, 1997, Volume 44, Number 5