URL. Through the looking glass: What's next after a systems Ph.D., John Linwood Griffin, Carnegie Mellon University. This talk is a retrospective look at the interview and decision-making process, presented at a PDL meeting in June 2004.

Getting there:

URL. Jobs - Computing Research Association (CRA). CRA's jobs service is one of the premier places to read and post position openings for Computer Scientists, Computer Engineers, and Computer Researchers.

URL. Career Center at Berkeley.

URL. Cached. On the academic interview circuit: an end-to-end discussion, Ugur Cetintemel, Brown University. Summary: This paper (from the ACM SIGMOD Record) presents tips related to the application, interview, and job-selection process that the author picked up during his academic job search in 2000-2001.

URL. Tomorrow's Professor Listserv: desk-top faculty development, one hundred times a year, Richard M. Reis, Stanford University. Summary: This is a twice-weekly mailing list that Jay and I read. The archives are available online. It features short articles containing broad, general advice to grad students and young faculty on a wide range of topics including the job search and early faculty life.

URL. SCS Emigration Course, Carnegie Mellon University. Summary: "The SCS Emigration Seminars are a series of lectures and discussion sessions that focus on "grooming" you so you'll be ready to conquer the real world when you finish your Ph.D. The interwoven threads are Jobs, Money, Career Options, Intellectual Property, The Real World, Ethics, and Communication Skills."

URL. Cached. Tips on the Interview Process, Jeanette M. Wing, Carnegie Mellon University.

URL. Computer Science Faculty Job Search Resources, Stephanie Weirich, University of Pennsylvania.

URL. Career Services: Resources for Ph.D. Students, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College.

URL. Advice for Graduate Students, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Texas.

Once you get there:

URL. Cached. Time Management for New Faculty, Anastassia Ailamaki, Carnegie Mellon University, and Johannes Gehrke, Cornell University. Summary: (from the ACM SIGMOD Record) "In this article, we describe techniques for time management for new faculty members, covering a wide range of topics ranging from advice on scheduling meetings, email, to writing grant proposals and teaching."

URL. PPT. Time Management, Randy Pausch, Carnegie Mellon University. Summary: "At this talk you will learn to: Clarify your goals and achieve them, handle people and projects that waste your time, be involved in better delegation, work more efficiently with your boss/advisor, learn specific skills and tools to save you time, and overcome stress and procrastination.

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