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Navigating the U.S. and U.K. Academic Job Market – Dr. Shankha Basu

Navigating the U.S. and U.K. Academic Job Market – Dr. Shankha Basu

American Marketing Association Doctoral Student Special Interest Group

AMA DocSIG invites you to a webinar by Dr. Shankha Basu, Lecturer in Marketing at University of Leeds on navigating the U.S. and U.K. job market. Dr. Basu will share his insights and tips and tricks for doctoral students who are unfamiliar with the American or British Academic Job markets. Specifically, the webinar session is designed to coach and equip PhD students from Asian business schools on preparing themselves to break into American and British job market.

Dr. Basu’s webinar will be conducted at 7.00 am CST (1.00 pm UK time) on Thursday, 20 May 2021, for tentatively 90 minutes. This webinar will help doctoral students from internationally diverse academic backgrounds to familiarize and equip themselves to apply to the American and British job market. This session will also provide an opportunity for doctoral students within these markets to get prepared to apply to academic jobs. 


Here is a sneak peek at the topics we will address during the webinar with Dr. Basu:

  • Understanding the AMA job market
  • Differentiating between the AMA and U.K. job markets
  • Developing interviewing skills for the AMA job market
  • Differentiating between the and U.K. job markets
  • Familiarizing and helping Asian students in navigating the UK market
  • Transitioning to the AMA job market

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Please sign up for Dr. Basu’s webinar here:

The zoom link for the webinar is attached below:

Meeting ID: 987 9164 6288
Passcode: 915335

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