This document has links to resources for graduating doctoral Computer Science students that are looking for placement in academia.
Jonathan Katz and Lise Getoor presented their views on academic careers on October 28, 2002. This presentation is archived here.
Jeff Foster and Hanan Samet presented their perspective on academic job hunting on November 25, 2002. The presentation by Jeff Foster is archived here.
Lise Getoor has assembled several useful links for doctoral students including links for job applications and interviewing.
Dianne O'Leary has written a nice overview of the graduate study that touches on a number of topics, including careers in academia: http://www.cs.umd.edu/~oleary/gradstudy/gradstudy.html
Jeff Hollingsworth's perspective on the job hunting process is available at: http://www.cs.umd.edu/~hollings/track.html
Tomorrow's Professor is a good book about academic careers. A copy of this book is available in the CS departmental library.
Here are some more links:
- Talk by Margo Seltzer
- CRA Job Announcements, Taulbee Salary Survey, NRC Rankings
- CRA Academic Careers Workshop 2002
- Advice on Academic Jobs
- Job Search Links
- NRC report on Academic Careers for Experimental Computer Scientists and Engineers