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Faculty Job Search Week 2021

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Monday, July 26 - Friday, July 30

Going on the faculty job market soon? Join us for valuable advice from our Career Development staff and from faculty who have served on search committees at a range of institutions. This week-long series of events includes presentations, hands-on activities, and faculty panels that will get you ready to apply this fall. Faculty panels will focus on both life as a professor and the job search process at different kinds of institutions. Find the program and registration information below.

Program

The Faculty Job Search Process (Monday, July 26, 11:00 am-12:00 pm)

Interactive Cover Letter Workshop (Tuesday, July 27, 3:30 pm-5:00 pm)

Faculty Panel 1 (Wednesday, July 28, 4:00-5:15 pm)
Panelists:

  • Dr. Janelle Mapes, Assistant Professor, Anatomy, Pacific Northwest University
  • Dr. Michael Robson, Assistant Professor, Department of Computing Sciences, Villanova University
  • Dr. Mary Unger, Associate Professor of English and Chair of the English Department, Ripon College

Faculty Panel 2 (Thursday, July 29, 4:00-5:15 pm)
Panelists:

  • Dr. Neha Gothe, Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Dr. Marc Hertzman, Associate Professor, History, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Dr. Herschel Pangborn, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University

Applying for a Postdoc (Friday, July 30, 11:00 am-12:00 pm)

Registration

Please email gradsuccess@illinois.edu to receive the link to attend.