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Academic Job Search & Preparing the Cover Letter in Humanities

This workshop will provide a general introduction to the academic job search in the humanities, touching on the job market cycle and understanding how search committees work. We will then take a closer look at the essential elements of your cover letter, best practices and common mistakes, and discuss ways of tailoring your application.

This workshop will provide a general introduction to the academic job search in the humanities, touching on the job market cycle and understanding how search committees work. We will then take a closer look at the essential elements of your cover letter, best practices and common mistakes, and discuss ways of tailoring your application.
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Kathryn Lofton, Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, History, and Divinity, Yale
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Thursday, September 18, 2014
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