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Graduate Development and Placement

GDP Coordinator and Workshops/Seminars

The Department of English at the University of Western Ontario is committed to providing assistance and guidance to graduate students seeking professionalization and placement. To this end, the Department has a Graduate Development and Placement Coordinator who, in addition to leading seminars and workshops that are intended to develop the professionalism of graduate students, is also available on an individual basis for consultation and advice. The Graduate Development and Placement Coordinator for 2013-2014 is Professor Pauline Wakeham.

The schedule of dates for Fall 2013 workshops and seminars is posted here in PDF format.
The schedule of dates for Winter 2014 workshops and seminars is posted here in PDF format.

All graduate students and graduate alumni are welcome at these sessions. Graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend job search sessions at least one or two years before they anticipate going on the job market.

Graduate Development and Placement Coordinator (GDPC), 2013-14:
Professor Pauline Wakeham
University College 381

Please email Professor Wakeham for an appointment.

Western PhDs have been successful in landing tenure-track positions in Canada, the United States, and beyond. Here's a sampling of placements of recent PhD graduates:

Academic Job Postings



Canadian Association of University Teachers: Academic

University Affairs

Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English Jobs

Association of Canadian Community Colleges

United States:

MLA Job Information List
This site requires a password. UWO graduate students and alumni should contact the placement coordinator, Professor Mary Helen McMurran, for our department's password.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Higher Ed Jobs

The Riley Guide

The U.K. and the Commonwealth:

Times Higher Education Supplement
This site requires a subscription for full access, but you do not need a subscription to search job postings.

Campus Review: Australia and New Zealand

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