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Career Development Program: Skype Interviews

This workshop is an offering by the Academic Career Development Program, co-sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Department and Gottesman Libraries, and focused on the academic career.

Remote interviews are becoming an increasingly common part of the academic job hunt. In this session, participants will get to practice doing interviews via Skype with faculty in remote locations. Participants will be given feedback from the interviewing faculty about how they presented themselves and ways in which they could improve their performance. To participate in this session, participants MUST RSVP and provide a CV and the written call for a specific job by February 24th to Professor Chris Baron: cb3090@tc.columbia.edu.Participants will be matched with faculty who will conduct the interviews remotely. Participants must be present in Russell 306 to take part in this session.

Christine Baron is an Assistant Professor of Social Studies and Education is a former high school history teacher and museum educator. Dr. Baron’s research focuses on examining historical thinking related to non-traditional texts and teaching and learning in informal settings.

James E. Purpura is Professor of Linguistics and Education in the Dept. of Arts and Humanities. His research focuses on language assessment with specific interests in L2 test validation, the assessment of grammar and pragmatics, the cognitive underpinnings of L2 test performance, and learning-oriented assessment approaches to scenario-based assessment in classroom and large scale assessment contexts. 

Haeny Yoon is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood in the Dept. of Curriculum and Teaching. Her work focuses on the intersection of play, literacy, and curriculum in classroom spaces. 

This workshop is designed for doctoral students in Arts and Humanities and Curriculum and Teaching. Other TC students may attend on a first come, first serve basis.

Please RSVP no later than Saturday, February 24.

Where: 306 Russell

Career Development Program: Skype Interviews

February 26, 2018, 3:30 PM

February 26, 2018, 5:00 PM

306 Russell Hall

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