General Resources

Preparing for Faculty Job Applications is a workshop series that focuses on the academic job market and is offered each fall semester. The series covers pathways within academia and higher education, strategies for creating materials unique to faculty positions, and preparing for the academic interview and job talk. Materials from the series will be made available through the Preparing Faculty Job Applications Resources Shared Folder. Use your UArizona email and password to access the folder. Workshop schedule for Fall 2023 is available here.

Preparing for a Faculty Position: Tips from Former UArizona Postdocs is a panel where former UArizona Postdocs share their experiences and tips of obtaining faculty positions (Fall 2023)

Negotiating Faculty Positions: Learn about the experiences, success stories, and useful strategies for negotiating faculty positions.

Careers Beyond Teaching in Academia: Watch a discussion filled with tips and strategies for launching a career beyond teaching in academia.

The Professor is In: Learn more about applications, pivoting out of academia, motivation for writing, mentorship, the job market, hitting deadlines, tenure, and more from this previous R1 tenured professor, department head, and university advisor. 

Dos and Don'ts of Creating Your CV, Chronicle of Higher Education answers the common questions of early academics on creating and tailoring CVs

Demystifying the Academic Research Enterprise: Becoming a Successful Scholar in a Complex and Competitive Environment, by Kelvin K. Droegemeier, an open-access book for early career researchers and faculty.