Teaching Early American Topics


Graduate Student Resources

Resources for the Academic Job Search

Academic Careers Online
Chronicle of Higher Education Jobs
Higher Ed Jobs
Inside Higher Ed
Modern Language Association Job List
The Hiring Process From The Other Side.” University of California, Berkeley, Career Center


General Resources for Job Searching and Thinking about the Academic Profession

Resources compiled by Dr. Lisa Logan, Associate Professor, University of Central Florida, English and Women’s Studies 4/18/2007

Berube, Michael. The Employment of English: Theory, Jobs, and the Future of Literary Studies. New York: New York UP, 1998.

Formo, Dawn M. and Cheryl Reed. Job Search in Academe: Strategic Rhetorics for Faculty Job Candidates. Virginia: Stylus, 1998.

Goldsmith, John A., John Komlos, Penny Schine Gold. The Chicago Guide to Your Academic Career: A Portable Mentor for Scholars from Graduate School Through Tenure. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2001.

Heiberger, Mary Morris, and Julia Miller Vick. The Academic Job Search Handbook, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1996.

Hall, Donald E. The Academic Self: An Owner’s Manual. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2002.

_____. Professions: Conversations on the Future of Literary and Cultural Studies. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2001.

Nelson, Cary. Manifesto of a Tenured Radical. New York: New York University Press, 1997.

Showalter, English, et al. The MLA Guide to the Job Search: A Handbook for Departments and Ph.D.s and Ph.D. Candidates in English and the Foreign Languages. New York: Modern Language Association, 1996.

Toth, Emily. Ms. Mentor’s Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1997.