Thursday, September 30, 2010

New Professional Development Course for MFA and PhD Students

New course for Spring 2011! GRAD 694A: Preparing Future Faculty in the Humanities

Preparing Future Faculty in the Humanities is a 1-credit seminar that will demystify the transition from graduate student to faculty member. Participants will be expected to complete weekly readings and foster lively discussion on course topics, including the following:

· How to apply for academic jobs
· Teaching, research, and service responsibilities of an assistant professor
· Preparing for tenure and promotion review
· Current issues in the humanities job market and higher education
· Considering non-academic jobs

1 credit
Time: Thursdays, 2:30-3:20
Grading: pass/fail

Instructor: Dr. Jenny Douglas, PhD in English from the University of Rochester, Program Director for Professional Development in the Office of Graduate Education & Life

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