December 17, 2014: Mastering the Campus Visit with Karen Kelsky
Dr. Karen Kelsky is the founder and principal of The Professor Is In, a blog and business dedicated to helping Ph.D.s turn their advanced degrees into jobs. A former R1 tenured professor in Anthropology, and department head in the Humanities, Dr. Karen demystifies the unspoken rules that govern university hiring. In addition to blogging on every aspect of the job market, from building a competitive record and planning a publishing trajectory, to writing job applications, interviewing, and negotiating an offer, Dr. Karen works directly with clients on their individual job searches. She also has a book in press with Random House, The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide to Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job. It comes out August 4, 2015.
In this webinar, I walk you through the basic expectations and potential pitfalls of the dreaded Campus Visit (sometimes called a Fly-Out) in Anthropology.There will be time for Q and A at the end, so bring questions!
We will examine:
|-The basic organization of a campus visit||-The job talk and Q and A|
|-The single biggest pitfall for candidates||-The teaching demo|
|-The initial arrangements and scheduling||-Handling meals gracefully|
|-Preparing for the visit||-What to wear, especially in cold weather|
|– Meetings throughout the day|
Check out the webinar here!