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Monday
12
Oct 09
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM KAP 414
Panel Discussion. Optimizing your chances: questions and answers on applying for jobs in academia
Susan Friedlander Eric Friedlander Igor Kukavica

How, when and where does one apply for a job? What should you expect?
What are employers looking for? What is "mathjobs"? Tips on the presentation of your CV, research statement and teaching statement. How to ask for letters of recommendation. How serious are deadlines?
The panel welcomes your questions about the job process and we will try to share experiences.

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