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Surviving Your Academic Job Hunt Advice for Humanities PhDs,9780230109469

Surviving Your Academic Job Hunt Advice for Humanities PhDs

Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 12/15/2010
Publisher(s): Palgrave Macmillan


Author Biography

Kathryn Hume is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English at The Pennsylvania State University. She is the author of Fantasy and Mimesis: Responses to Reality in Western Literature; Pynchon's Mythography: An Approach to Gravity's Rainbow; Calvino's Fictions: Cogito and Cosmos; and American Dream, American Nightmare: Fiction Since 1960.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
How to Plan Your Job Hunt: Timeline and Documentsp. 1
Preliminary Interviews: Conference, Phone, and Videop. 29
Campus Interviews, Negotiating Terms, and Some Alternatives to Tenure-Track Employmentp. 65
The Economics of Being an Assistant Professorp. 101
The Politics of Being an Assistant Professorp. 117
Epilogue for Placement Officersp. 141
Examples of Job Hunting Documentsp. 145
Job Market Checklistp. 221
Indexp. 223
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