This group is for those who would like to share resources related to the academic job market (and, perhaps, the alt-ac market). It is a collegial, supportive community driven by hope and pragmatism.

The “site” is where we host blog posts about the job market and instructions on uploading materials. Sample application materials are hosted under “Docs”.

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Academic Job Market Support Network’s Docs Additional Job Search Resources

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Writing a Professional Mission Statement Worksheet

Interactive worksheet for writing a professional mission statement.

Hannah Alpert-Abrams 15 August 2020 15 August 2020
Where to look for #AltAc PhDs at universities

Google doc with resources for finding jobs at universities outside of the tt/lecturer/adjunct path. By Jennifer Polk, career advocate extraordinaire. […]

Hannah Alpert-Abrams 14 July 2020 14 July 2020
Sample Academic Job Interview Questions

Distributed at the 2019 ACLS/Mellon Preparing for the Academic Job Market Seminar

Brianna Nofil 1 February 2021 1 February 2021
Resources to search for non-academic jobs

This document provides resources to search for non-academic jobs across multiple professions.

Gerard Holmes 17 May 2020 13 August 2021 alt-ac, beyond the academy, job list, jobs, nonprofit, not for profit
Preparing for job interviews worksheet

This worksheet offers a sequence of helpful guidelines for preparing for academic job interviews. By Kelly McDonough, University of Texas […]

Hannah Alpert-Abrams 15 December 2019 15 December 2019 interview, worksheet
Leaving the Academy: Resources from Open Post Academics

This is an OA book by Beth M. Duckles and OPA Contributors. http://book.openpostac.org/

Hannah Alpert-Abrams 11 April 2020 11 April 2020
Informational Interviewing for PhDs

Guidance on how to find and conduct informational interviews. By Dr. Susan Martin, University of Maryland

Hannah Alpert-Abrams 28 July 2020 28 July 2020 alt-ac, guidelines, informational interviews, jobs
How to Apply for Academic Jobs in 2020

A step-by-step primer on the academic job market

Hannah Alpert-Abrams 10 June 2020 10 June 2020
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