[Grad-postdoc-assn] [Postdocs] Application materials exchange

Rebecca Haacker rhaacker at ucar.edu
Mon Oct 3 12:16:09 MDT 2016

Hi all,

This sounds like a great idea, thank you for organizing it!

I wanted to share this site with some great tips on putting your
application package together.


Rebecca Haacker


SOARS Program
UCAR Center for Science Education

Advanced Study Program
National Center for Atmospheric Research

Office: 303-497-8623
Email: rhaacker at ucar.edu

On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 11:35 AM, Karen McKinnon <mckinnon at ucar.edu> wrote:

> Hi NCAR post-docs,
> During a lovely post-doc drinks last night (thanks, Clay!), we realized
> that many of us are applying to faculty jobs and could benefit from each
> other's feedback on our faculty materials. Given that earth science
> departments tend to span many subfields, it could be especially helpful to
> hear how someone outside our own subfield reads our materials.
> So, here's the proposed plan:
> If you have a *research statement* prepared for job applications, and
> you'd like to get feedback, we'll meet up on *Friday* afternoon at the
> Mesa Lab (time TBD depending on interest) and exchange statements with each
> other. Afterwards, interested parties can segue into happy hour somewhere
> in town.
> If the exchange goes well, we may meet up again for teaching statements,
> CVs, and/or cover letters.
> Send me an email if you are interested by *tomorrow*. I'll send a follow
> up email just to the interested parties at the end of the day tomorrow so
> that we all know how many copies of our statement we should bring.
> Cheers,
> Karen
> --
> Karen McKinnon
> ASP post-doctoral fellow
> National Center for Atmospheric Research
> 1850 Table Mesa Dr., Boulder, CO, 80305
> (303) 497-1709
> http://people.fas.harvard.edu/~mckinnon/
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