Academic Careers for CS Graduates

This document has links to resources for graduating doctoral Computer Science students that are looking for placement in academia.

  • Rising Stars EECS - Rising Stars is an academic career workshop for those from historically marginalized or underrepresented genders in electrical engineering (EE) and computer science (CS). Graduate students typically apply within 1-2 years of going on the academic job market. The application deadline is typically in mid-June. Note:  The website changes every year based on the university that hosts the event.
  • 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:

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: