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Faculty Job Search Retreat 2018

Tuesday, July 10 from 12:30-5:00 p.m.

Illini Union, Illini Rooms B&C (1st floor)

Going on the job market soon? Join us for valuable advice on from our Career Development staff and from faculty who have served on search committees at a range of institutions. This afternoon seminar includes presentations, hands-on activities, and a panel that will get you ready to apply for faculty jobs this fall. Find the program and registration information below.


The Faculty Job Search Retreat is a highly interactive, hands-on event that will get you ready to write strong application materials and effectively navigate your job search. The program will include:

What Search Committees Look For: A Panel Discussion with Faculty

  • Prof. Venus Evans-Winters, Education, Illinois State University
  • Prof. Tyler Schwend, Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Prof. Umeeta Sadarangani, English and Writing Lab, Parkland College
  • Prof. Jeremy Guest, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois

Reading Job Ads & Thinking Like a Search Committee (Cover Letter Activity)

Developing a Convincing Teaching Statement

Writing an Effective Research Statement

What's Next?: Planning Your Job Search


Please register by July 5 to attend: