This course is offered in cooperation with the Center for Quality Assurance and Development of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.
This seminar shows participants how to best convey the content and value of their research and teaching in a host of formats particular to the academic job application process. These include the dissertation abstract, the CV/resume and cover letter, grant and postdoc applications, teaching and research statements, interviews, job talks and teaching demonstrations. Our practice will focus on the CV/resume, cover letter and interview; however, participants will also draft a faculty profile of themselves; a five-year plan for publications, teaching, and research; and a plan for creating a competitive record. The myriad exercises are designed to challenge participants to move beyond their heretofore identities as graduate students and to present themselves as faculty members and independent scholars.
Target audience, number of participants
Doctoral candidates from life sciences of JGU Mainz in the last year of their doctorate; language level: B2/C1
Maximum number of participants: 12
After successful participation in this course, participants will have
Participants should submit a CV, cover letter, and job announcement to Dr. Petra Schwarz (firstname.lastname@example.org) two weeks before the start of the seminar and then bring these materials to class.
The next workshop takes place on December 6 and 7, 2017!