Academic Job Hunt Advice

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Applying for a job can be a difficult and trying process, but it doesn’t have to be a lonely one, and there is no need to keep re-inventing the wheel, re-discovering strategies and tactics for a successful job search. The two documents linked below were originally drafted by Lev Weitz (Ph.D. 2013) when he was here and have been revised by a group of postdocs and graduate students who have been successful in landing academic jobs.

Two other sites that may be useful are GradFutures and TigerNet. GradFutures is a campus-wide professional development initiative developed by the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School. TigerNet is Princeton's online alumni community and suite of volunteer tools.

Please feel free to suggest additions or changes to this material by emailing them to Bill Blair (blairw@princeton.edu).