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Behind the Scenes with the Search Committee: The Academic Application Package - Humanities and Social Sciences

Thursday, September 26, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

In this session, a panel of faculty in the humanities and social sciences will discuss the faculty recruitment process from the search committee's perspective. Topics include what the search committee looks for in application documents (CV, cover letter, research/teaching statements), how the committee handles the screening process, and ways that applicants can help themselves become candidates to interview.


  • Keisha Cutright, PhD '11, Associate Professor of Marketing, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
  • David R. Long, PhD, Dean of Creative & Liberal Arts, Durham Technical Community College
  • Amy M. Johnson, PhD '07, Executive Director of the Elon Core Curriculum and Associate Professor of History, Elon University

This event is part of the 2019-20 Academic Job Search Series, co-sponsored by The Graduate School, the Duke Career Center, and the Office of Postdoctoral Services. Questions? Contact The Graduate School's professional development team at

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Tarasoff Family Reading Room, Perkins Library (rm 218)
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Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Communication
  • Professionalism and Scholarly Integrity