Preparing for a faculty application interview

To prepare for a faculty application interview, some steps you can take are:
  1. Research the institution and the department you are applying to, including their mission, values, and recent accomplishments.
  2. Review the job description and be prepared to speak to how your qualifications and experience align with the position.
  3. Prepare examples of your teaching, research, and service experience that demonstrate your strengths and accomplishments.
  4. Develop a list of questions to ask the interviewers about the institution, department, and position to demonstrate your interest and engagement.
  5. Practice answering common interview questions, including questions about your teaching philosophy, research interests, and experience working with diverse populations.
  6. Dress professionally and arrive early to the interview to allow time for any unexpected delays.
  7. Follow up with a thank-you email or letter to the interviewers to express your appreciation for their time and consideration.