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Graduate Student Workshop: Getting a Job in a Liberal Arts College

Friday, May 04, 2018,
  • Location: Buttrick Hall • 390 24th Ave S • Nashville, TN 37240
  • Room: 123

Kate Thomas, Professor of English at Bryn Mawr College, will present a workshop on May 4th and 5th to give graduate students in the humanities and social sciences a realistic and pragmatic guide to application materials, interviews and campus visits in smaller college settings. Advance registration is free, but is required.

Friday, May 4

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM:  Lecture/Seminar

Seminar to cover balancing emphases on teaching and research; assessing your audience; framing your specializations; navigating the call to be a "good fit"; how to make it easy for a search committee to hire you; recent changes in liberal arts education; challenges specific to liberal arts campuses;  mistakes that can lose you the job

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM: Lunch (sandwiches, chips and drinks provided)

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM:  Small Group Workshop

3:00 PM to 5:15 PM:  30-minute individual consultations - ALL SLOTS FULL

Saturday, May 5

9:00 AM to 11:45 AM:  30-minute individual consultations - ALL SLOTS FULL

1:00 PM to 5:15 PM:  30-minute individual consultations - ALL SLOTS FULL

To attend, register and upload your corresponding documentation(documentation for individual consultations only).   If you have problems uploading documents, you may email them directly to laura.dossett@vanderbilt.edu.