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How to prepare yourself for a Job interview
in Academia
www.edujobscanada.com
Goal of this workshop
 To learn strategies for success for different types of
academic job interviews.
 To have a clear ...
Categories of Academic Institutions in
Canada
 Ph. D. granting institutions
 Provincial universities
 Small universitie...
What is an institutional hiring committee
looking for?
 What can you bring to the institution?
 Relevant experience for ...
What all candidates do have?
 Ph.D. or advanced degree in hand
 Publications, conferences, grants and
program
 Teaching...
Your challenge: differentiation
 How do you differentiate yourself
 Focus on the contributions you can
make
 Think from...
Types of Interviews
 Telephone Interview: watch
for voice tone and speed
 Conferences Interview:
watch for group dynamic...
Interview Tips
 Do your homework before the interview:
check out the department's website
Note if the university or depa...
About EdujobsCanada
www.edujobscanada.com
Edujobscanada.com is a niche Canadian job board specialized in
academic and rese...
About EdujobsCanada
www.edujobscanada.com
Edujobscanada.com is a niche Canadian job board specialized in
academic and rese...
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Here are some ways by which you can prepare yourself for an Interview in Academia. If you follow these general rules, you can surely get a coveted job in the most prestigious university or an academic institution.

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  1. 1. How to prepare yourself for a Job interview in Academia www.edujobscanada.com
  2. 2. Goal of this workshop  To learn strategies for success for different types of academic job interviews.  To have a clear understanding of what is required to get your dream job. www.edujobscanada.com
  3. 3. Categories of Academic Institutions in Canada  Ph. D. granting institutions  Provincial universities  Small universities or colleges  Community colleges www.edujobscanada.com
  4. 4. What is an institutional hiring committee looking for?  What can you bring to the institution?  Relevant experience for the position  Credentials (Skills and accomplishments)  Motivation; genuine interest  Fit: personality, culture, social www.edujobscanada.com
  5. 5. What all candidates do have?  Ph.D. or advanced degree in hand  Publications, conferences, grants and program  Teaching/research experience  Various job or university service experience or both www.edujobscanada.com
  6. 6. Your challenge: differentiation  How do you differentiate yourself  Focus on the contributions you can make  Think from the employer’s perspective: who would you hire?  Ask yourself: Am I really qualify for this job? www.edujobscanada.com
  7. 7. Types of Interviews  Telephone Interview: watch for voice tone and speed  Conferences Interview: watch for group dynamic  On-campus (face-to-face) Interview: watch for body language www.edujobscanada.com
  8. 8. Interview Tips  Do your homework before the interview: check out the department's website Note if the university or department has anything special going on. Why are they hiring?  Do mock interviews You can also post resumes online to make the best use of time and reach a larger audience www.edujobscanada.com  You should be able to answer the objectives of your PhD clearly. They're looking to evaluate you as a potential colleague, so don't act like a student.  You may be asked to discuss your future research plans and goals, so prepare your answer in advance.  Many interviewers like to ask the "dream job" question, and you should be prepared to answer it.
  9. 9. About EdujobsCanada www.edujobscanada.com Edujobscanada.com is a niche Canadian job board specialized in academic and research job posting for colleges, universities, research centres, and institutions looking to hire candidates with advanced education and qualifications. Since 2006, we have been helping employers make targeted job postings that lead to smart hiring connections.
  10. 10. About EdujobsCanada www.edujobscanada.com Edujobscanada.com is a niche Canadian job board specialized in academic and research job posting for colleges, universities, research centres, and institutions looking to hire candidates with advanced education and qualifications. Since 2006, we have been helping employers make targeted job postings that lead to smart hiring connections.
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