If you’re wondering what an academic career might entail in different fields and at different kinds of institutions, how to write a statement of teaching practice, or how to make productive use of your time in graduate school, you’ll find resources here to help you. Browse through the pages based on your interest in learning more about the types of academic jobs
, how to navigate the academic job market
, or strategies for success
at any stage of your academic career, from graduate student to postdoc to full professor.
Many of these resources originated from a CRLT-Rackham
collaboration, the former annual Preparing Future Faculty conference. If you'd like additional information on these topics, see this additional programming from CRLT:
- Preparing Future Faculty Seminar - 5-week program each May offered by CRLT and Rackham designed to help prepare doctoral candidates for the academic job search and success in their subsequent faculty positions.
- Graduate Teacher Certificate (GTC) - offers graduate students at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor campus) an opportunity to document professional development as college-level instructors and prepare for a faculty job search.
- Postdoctoral Short Course on College Teaching in STEM - This course prepares advanced postdoctoral scholars from a variety of disciplines in the sciences and engineering to teach effectively as future faculty members
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