Spring and Fall 2019

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The 2019-20 Academic Job Search Series is co-sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Services, The Graduate School, and the Career Center.

Note: Most of the seminars will be video recorded and added to the Duke Postdoctoral Services YouTube Channel. As each video becomes available online, the link will be added to the corresponding seminar below.


Thurs Jun 6, 10-11:30 am

WHAT: Academic Job Market – Materials Bootcamp: CV
WHERE: Brodhead Center, room 068
REGISTER: Graduate students register at Career Connections; postdocs register at https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4SeOHbd0hyzizrf

Will you be on the job market this year? Summer is a great time to start preparing your materials and get feedback on drafts. Even if you haven’t started working on your CV, we’ll cover the basics of structure and formatting and leave the majority of time for editing and feedback.


Thurs Jun 13, 10-11:30 am

WHAT: Academic Job Market – Materials Bootcamp: Cover Letters
WHERE: Brodhead Center, room 068
REGISTER: Graduate students register at Career Connections; postdocs register at https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_be0r8vu3nqEamdn

Will you be on the job market this year? Summer is a great time to start preparing your materials and get feedback on drafts. Even if you haven’t written a single cover letter before, we’ll discuss the basics of structure and formatting, how to tailor the letter for different institutions, and leave the majority of time for editing and feedback.


Thurs Jun 20, 10-11:30 am

WHAT: Academic Job Market – Materials Bootcamp: Research, Teaching, and Diversity Statements
WHERE: Brodhead Center, room 067
REGISTER: Graduate students register at Career Connections; postdocs register at https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_55QzHPKRwZPj8Sp

Will you be on the job market this year? Summer is a great time to start preparing your materials and get feedback on drafts. Even if you haven’t written a teaching statement before, we’ll discuss the basics of structure, content, and formatting and leave the majority of time for editing and feedback.