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Geniet: Books on archeoastronomy

Arentzen, Y., Klompmaker, H., Nijkeuter, H. Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2013-14 - Academic Jobs Wiki. How to Dress for Your Interview. Elbowing my way through the crowded lobby of a conference hotel, I couldn't help noticing — not for the first time — that even exceptionally smart people aren't always adept at matching skirts and blouses, or knowing which tie goes with which shirt.

How to Dress for Your Interview

In fact, at times, the relationship between intelligence and fashion sense seems to be an inverse one. I'm not saying most academics dress badly. Well, OK, I am kind of saying that. But I realize that it's a pretty broad generalization, and also that my observation might seem a bit shallow. After all, academics tend to have more important things on their minds than how they look.

On the other hand, if you're interviewing for a job, you might want to pay some attention to the way you dress. Before I proceed, I should probably acknowledge that I'm no fashion plate. When I have been on the market, I've dressed at least well enough not to deter four search committees from offering me tenure-track positions. On To The Conference Interview! (This post is an update of an earlier post, “How Not To Fuck Up Your Conference Interview.” ) You have submitted your cover letter, your c.v., and your recommendations.

On To The Conference Interview!

And lo! You’ve been long short-listed, and invited for a conference interview! Congratulations. Now what? The conference interview is about speed and first impressions. If it is a 20 minute interview, and 2 minutes are taken up in taking your seat and greetings and 2 minutes in closing and walking to the door, that leaves 16 minutes for talking. The elite departments from well funded schools will conduct the interviews in conference hotel suites reserved for the purpose, or at one of the search committee member’s own hotel rooms. Once I went to a conference interview for an Ivy League Anthropology department. The interview commenced, with Famous Anthropologist sighing his questions from his supine position. I thoroughly enjoyed the spectacle. Preparation is key. Once you know the likely interviewers, spring into action. Academic Phrasebank. Assignment Calculators.

The University of Minnesota Libraries has created an enhanced version of the Assignment Calculator currently in beta (January 2009).

Assignment Calculators

It allows faculty and students to adapt their own assignments from a bank of existing assignments (e.g. research paper, speech, video, etc.) or create their own from scratch. This new version of the Calculator is tied to University of Minnesota internet ID's; therefore you will need a password to access it. Please contact us if you need a username and password to allow you access to the beta. We hope to make the source code for the beta available late spring 2009 Thanks! August 15, 2013 Calculator for Survival Assignment Survival Kit: ASK from the University of Kent in the UK ASK can help you plan your time when completing assignments. June 12, 2013 Another one The Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia also has a version of the Assignment Calculator: assignment_calculator/index.php? September 12, 2012 Available "assignments": October 10, 2011. Just like the horse whisperer – but with more pages.

AcademicCareers-Research_Statements.pdf (application/pdf Object) Research Statement. *Note: This is an archived letter from my tenure case from 2009-10.

Research Statement

Dear Provost Everts: In 1998, not yet knowing the protocol for enacting change on a university campus, I wrote a letter and mailed it to the president of Virginia Commonwealth University, where I was studying for my MFA in poetry. I requested him to consider implementing Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) in the graduate school because our in-state peers had already done so. (My hope was to get permission to compose a digital, interactive, multimedia-rich poetry thesis based on poetic and rhetorical theories of hypertext, and to have that work count under the ETD aegis.)

To my surprise, he agreed and appointed me to an ETD Task Force, out of which I helped craft implementation standards and produced the first born-digital thesis at that school. **1. Scholarship in digital media considers form as powerful a meaning-making tool as content, and often the content isn’t linguistic. Recommended features Research Statement.pdf (application/pdf Object)

Recommended features Research Statement.pdf (application/pdf Object) Recommended features Research Statement.pdf (application/pdf Object)