Workshop: CDP: Understanding the Academic Job Market, with Chris Baron & Guests, Monday, 9/17, 4-6pm

306 Russell

Understanding the Academic Job Market is the first in a series of offerings of the Academic Career Development Program, co-sponsored by the Office of Career Education and Professional Development. In this session, faculty will walk participants through the process of applying for academic positions, the materials needed, the calendar from application to interviews to offers, and some basic dos and don'ts.

Panelist Bios:

Christine Baron is Assistant Professor of Social Studies at Teachers College. She holds an Ed.D in Social Studies Education, Boston University; M.S.Ed., Moderate Special Needs, Simmons College; and B.A., History and Secondary Education, Marist College. Her research interests include historical thinking with non-traditional texts; teaching and learning in museums/informal settings; and the use of museums and historic sites in teacher education. Dr. Baron has published scholarly articles in her field, and led the Career Development Program at Teachers College since Fall of 2016.

John Allegrante is Professor of Health Education and Fulbright Program Advisor and Campus Representative at Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds a B.S., State University of New York, Cortland; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois and is a prolific author of scholarly publications in his field of research, which includes: health behavior, behavioral self-management, and health outcomes in chronic disease; health education in schools and patient-care settings; health promotion policy; interdisciplinary applied behavioral research in clinical epidemiology and health services research; global health promotion and health education workforce development and capacity.

Anna Neumann is Professor of Higher Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She earned a B.A., University of Texas, Austin; M.A., University of Texas, Brownsville and Edinburg; and Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Professor Neumann conducts research on teaching in urban colleges and universities with an eye toward improving first-generation college students' subject-matter learning. Her current research strives to identify teaching strategies that advance students' understandings of core disciplinary ideas associated with liberal learning, and concomitantly, professional development strategies and programs for supporting teaching improvement. She has published numerous scholarly articles and chapters.

Haeny Yoon is Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds a Ph. D. in Curriculum and Instruction (Language and Literacy), M. Ed. in Elementary Education, and B.A. in Sociology/Economics, all from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Yoon has authored scholarly articles and chapters in her areas of research which include children's play and identity; popular cultural and contemporary childhood; young children's writing; critical perspectives on curriculum; and the teacher as public intellectual.

This workshop is designed for doctoral students in all academic departments who are interested in pursuing academic careers. Other TC students may attend on a first come, first serve basis.

Please rsvp with your interest and details by Friday, September 14th.

Where: 306 Russell


To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.

Last Updated: 2:28 pm, Wednesday, Aug 22 , 2018