Academic Application and Interview Skills for Research Staff and DPhils
Are you a DPhil Student or Research Staff member planning to apply for academic jobs? Do you want advice on how to prepare academic applications and to improve your interview skills? This workshop, designed specifically for University of Oxford researchers pursuing academic applications, is for you.

This interactive course will equip you with the skills to maximise your chances of getting academic employment. Emphasis will be given to understanding the processes which universities use to select staff and the importance of tailoring CVs, applications, research and teaching statements accordingly. We will discuss and practice the skills required for effective performance at interview; preparation, self-presentation and how to deal with typical academic interview questions.

Follow up one-to-one career discussions can additionally be used to review intended applications and to prepare for particular interviews.

To reserve a place please go to Career Connect
Date: 14 November 2017, 9:00 (Tuesday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2017)
Venue: Careers Service
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organising department: Careers Service
Organiser: Dr Rachel Bray (Oxford University Careers Service)
Organiser contact email address: courses@careers.ox.ac.uk
Topics: Employment interviewing, Lectures and lecturing, Education, Higher, Proposal writing for grants, Universities and colleges--Graduate work, Teachers, Cover letters, Interviews, Résumés (Employment), Research grants
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: http://www.careers.ox.ac.uk/
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Lili Pickett-Palmer