Academic Job Talk Preparation Resources

Links to resources for doctoral students, postdocs, and other researchers who are preparing for an academic job talk or interview.

Academic Job Talk How-To | Tips and secrets for the academic job market by Leigh A. Hall (2016).

Faculty Interview Questions | Comprehensive guide for asking questions before, during, and after the interview (n.d).

Inside Higher Ed: Tips for a Successful Job Talk | Advice for an effective presentation by Stephen J. Aguilar (2018).

Job Talks & Teaching Demos | Tips for academic job talks and teaching demos by Dr. Echo Rivera (2020).

Ten Simple Rules for Giving an Effective Academic Job Talk | Sura, Smith, Ambrose, Amorim, Beichman, Gomez, Juhn, Kandlikar, Miller, Mooney, Mummah, Lohmueller, and Lloyd-Smith (2019).

The Professor Is In: Guidance for All Things PhD | Grad school, job market, careers in the academy & out by Dr. Karen L. Kelsky (2023).

The Professor Is In: Job Talk Guidance | Why your job talk sucks by Kel Weinhold (2016).

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