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On Being a Language TeacherA Personal and Practical Guide to Success$
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Norma Lopez-Burton and Denise Minor

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300186895

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300186895.001.0001

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Hitting the Job Market Getting a Job at a University

Hitting the Job Market Getting a Job at a University

(p.297) 14 Hitting the Job Market Getting a Job at a University
On Being a Language Teacher

Norma López-Burton

Yale University Press

This chapter presents some pointers that can help teachers maximize their chances of getting the job they want at a university. These include checking and updating their curriculum vitae; writing and perfecting their teaching philosophy statement; setting up an online account with a digital dossier, a credentials file, and a letter of recommendation service; arranging for one or two mock interviews with professors; and rehearsing for interviews on Skype.

Keywords:   language teachers, job application, job interviews, curriculum vitae

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