Academic Job Interview Questions
Below are some very helpful links to pages that contain typical interview questions for
academic jobs. If you are going on the market, I highly recommend that you type out
answers to as many of these questions as you can before your interviews. Having prepared
answers to these questions will make you sound like you know what you're talking about.
Some of the pages below also offer other helpful tips about preparing for the job market.
"Questions One Should be Prepared to Answer for Job Interviews" by Mary Corbin Sies
"Academic Interview Preparation Resource Document" by Julia Aguirre
"Job-Interviewing Handout" by Michael Gamer & Anne K. Krook
"Interview Questions Asked By Nearly Every Search Committee"
"Academic Job Interview Questions" by P. Heppner & N. Downing
"Ph.D. Interview Preparation Guide for Positions in Academia" by Trina Sego & Jef I. Richards
"Academic Interview Questions"
"Interview Questions--Academic Job Search"
"Qualms and Questions for an Academic Job Interview" by Clyde F. Herreid II & Robert J. Full
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