Planning your Academic Career for Upcoming Professors (PAC-UP) 2018-2019 programs schedule

Overview of the faculty job application process

Launching your academic job search and application material preparation overview

Learn how to organize your academic job search and the basics of the materials required for a faculty application.  More information

  • Parnassus:  July 27, 2018 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Mission Bay:  August 14, 2018 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

 

Faculty hiring requirements

What hiring committees are looking for in candidates

What are hiring committees looking for when hiring faculty members? What skills will get you a position at your target institution? Which institution is right for your skill level? Find out how to use the Academic Career Readiness Assessment tool to present yourself as a competitive candidate for a faculty position. More information

  • Parnassus:  August 29, 2018 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Mission Bay:  August 31, 2018 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 

Tailoring your application materials for a faculty position

You may have just two minutes to convince your reader that you are the right fit for a faculty position. In this workshop, we will discuss how you can strategically tailor your CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, and diversity statement to different types of institutions. More information

  • Parnassus: August 29, 2018 11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
  • Mission Bay: August 31, 2018 11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

 

Strengthen your candidacy for a faculty position: get the letters and feedback you need

To maximize your chances of getting a faculty job offer, you will need to engage faculty members in multiple ways. In this workshop, learn more about defining your goals before engaging faculty members, decide what language to use when approaching them, and find the faculty members that can best help you with your specific goals. More information

  • Parnassus: August 29, 2018 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Mission Bay: August 31, 2018 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Getting feedback on your application materials for a faculty position

Bring a copy of your materials at an advanced stage of development and leave with a plan to improve your application.  More information

  • Mission Bay:  July 31, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Parnassus: August 15, 2018 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Mission Bay: September 6, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Parnassus: October 2, 2018 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 

The job talk for a faculty position

Not exactly ready for your job talk?  These workshops will cover the in's and out's of giving a good job talk. 

For Research/Teaching (RT) institutions (primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, and master's granting universities):  October 2018 More information

For R1 institutions: October 2018

 

 

 

The chalk talk for a faculty position

This seminar will cover the in's and out's of giving a good chalk talk. More information

  • Mission Bay: October 2018 

 

Negotiation series

Part I: Negotiating your faculty job offer

Waiting for a faculty job offer? This seminar will introduce you to the negotiation process and what items can be negotiated. This seminar is part I of a 2 part series on negotiation for faculty positions.  More information

  • Mission Bay: November 2018

 

Part II: Developing a negotiation strategy 

This workshop will help you practice your negotiation strategy for a faculty position. This workshop is part II of a 2 part series on negotiation for faculty positions.  More information

  • Mission Bay: November 2018