On Interviews (repost)

A series of posts on Interviews (mostly for the UK market) from 2015 have been combined for this repost. See below for tips on GOLDEN RULES and, more importantly, PAST QUESTIONS divided thematically. — PART ONE: GOLDEN RULES Getting an interview invitation triggers a rush of validation and excitement for most young academics – finally someone thinks […]

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On Cover Letters (repost)

A series of posts on Cover Letters (mostly for the UK market) from 2015 have been combined for this repost. See below for tips on how to structure a Cover Letter; some general tips based on past experience; advice from blogs and the internet more generally. — PART ONE: STRUCTURING YOUR COVER LETTER In order […]

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On CVs (repost)

A series of posts on CV-writing (mostly for the UK market) from 2015 have been combined for this repost. See below for tips on how to structure a CV; advice from blogs and the internet more generally; some final golden rules. — PART ONE: STRUCTURING YOUR CV What categories should your CV contain ? What information […]

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Voices of Early Career Researchers: Heather Campbell on working for Career Services and Learning Development in higher education

Welcome back to ‘Voices of Early Career Researchers’, a monthly feature on the French History Network blog. Each month we’ll post a short interview with an Early Career Researcher of History, giving you an insight of the different paths that recent PhD holders are following in and outside of academia. We invite our interviewees to […]

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Applying for… Postdocs in France

The sixth testimonial is by Dr Tom Williams discussing the postdoc job market in France. Tom Williams is currently a maître de conferences in British history at the University of Angers. What did you do your PhD on? I did my a DPhil (Oxford, 2010) on the political uses of the past in French-German border regions. […]

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