Academic and Faculty Job Search

Interested in a career in academics? Plan to start your job search at least one year in advance. The heaviest time for academic job listings is the late fall or early winter for faculty positions available during the next academic year. While you are conducting your job search continue to work on research projects and submitting books, articles or papers for publication.

Also join the professional association for your academic discipline. Some associations publish job listings on a regional or national basis and usually hold yearly conferences providing a great opportunity to network.

Job Search Links:
The following links are good sources of information to assist in your job search. Refer to the networking information sheet and job search strategies video for more information on the best way to search for a job.
Targeting companies
Prepare resume or CV
Networking
Interviewing
Negotiating

For more information, contact Career & Professional Development at (205) 934-4324 or email careerservices@uab.edu

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