The Language of Academic Job Interviews

This 6-hour workshop is designed to help international graduate students and new residents prepare for teaching and research-focused job interviews in North America. The workshop highlights cultural differences in the recruitment and interview process and introduces specific strategies to respond to common interview questions. Participants will have an opportunity to practice responding to interview questions during their mock-interview and will receive feedback from peers and the instructor.

Hosted by:

  • Centre for Teaching and Learning

Recommended Audience:

  • International and new resident graduate students, international postdoctoral scholars

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify and prepare for cultural differences in verbal and non-verbal interview language
  • Respond to interview questions in a way that highlights personal strengths and accomplishments