Surviving your academic job hunt: Advice for humanities PhDs

Kathryn Hume

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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This book is a guide to securing an academic post in the humanities in a US University. It includes best-practice examples of application documents and shows how to work up answers to the questions posed in phone, conference, and campus interviews. Readers will also learn about bargaining for subsidies and start-up packages. The book can be used by Careers Officers to train students, or by job hunters training themselves. This short, lively read gives practical, solid advice which will help candidates to transform their mindset from student to faculty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages215
ISBN (Electronic)9781403978929
ISBN (Print)9781403967299
StatePublished - Jan 14 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Arts and Humanities


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