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Academic Careers

Finding Academic Positions   |   Preparing Your Application Materials   |   Interviews   |   Negotiation

The application process for academic positions differs drastically from those of other career paths. Being quite a lengthy process, planning ahead is key.  While the call for applications classically occurs twice per academic year - once in late summer/early fall, and again in spring - academic institutions increasingly advertise for positions year-round. These pages will detail the application process for you.

The Career and Postdoctoral Services Office offers one-on-one advising appointments and workshops, such as Academic Job Search 101, to help prepare trainees for the academic job search.  See the Career Training Programs page for upcoming events.