Reflections on my tenure-track assistant professor job search
April 2013 (perspective of a postdoc)
Throughout a five-month period in 2012–2013, I applied for tenure-track assistant professor positions in computer science departments throughout the United States. This document contains a mix of my personal reflections and advice on the job search process. Although it's most useful for job applicants, professors on hiring committees might also like to read the perspective of a recent (very naive!) applicant.
This document appeared as part of an Oct 2013 Science Careers article: Maximize Your Chances of Landing a Faculty Job