The GSU College of Education’s Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence is working closely with other area colleges and universities to bring an important opportunity to doctoral students in the metro-Atlanta area. On October 27, 2014, faculty and administrators from Bates College, Dickinson College, and Williams College will be visiting schools in the Atlanta area to recruit potential faculty across a wide variety of disciplines. These three institutions are part of a larger consortium of more than 20 liberal arts colleges (known as LADO – Liberal Arts Diversity Officers) with an interest in recruiting talented new faculty. Across this consortium of schools, there were ~ 115 tenure track faculty openings last year, and there are ~125 tenure track openings currently being advertised for the 2015-16 academic year (along with roughly two dozen fellowship and post-doctoral opportunities).
The event will take place in the Georgia Tech Student Center Theater from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM on October 27, 2014. Graduate students and post-docs are encouraged to attend – even if they are not yet on the job market. This is an opportunity to learn about careers at liberal arts colleges generally, and to get specific advice about how to prepare for the application process in advance as well as when you are actually ready to enter the job market.