How to Land the Academic Job

  • Silvana Martini


Looking for a job is not an easy task. It is time consuming and, most of the time, frustrating. Academic positions are no exception to the rule. Looking for an academic position is as demanding and exciting as any other job search. To minimize frustrations and surprises, the job search should be approached with the right attitude and preparation. The first step toward finding a job in academia is to understand the implications and responsibilities of an academic job. Realizing an academic job is the future that an individual wants to follow is a difficult decision. For most people it is not an easy choice to make. A significant amount of time and effort must be devoted to the job search process; therefore, narrowing the possible choices by selecting specific areas of interest is a good strategy to pursue.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvana Martini
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  1. 1.Department of Nutrition and Food SciencesUtah State UniversityLoganUSA

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