Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Job Hunting: The Numbers

  • 9 applications mailed out
  • 7 acknowledgments of materials received
  • 3 short phone interviews
  • 5 invitations to campus interviews
  • 2 visits to campus
  • 2 research presentations given
  • 1 teaching presentation given
  • Approximately 45 people heard job talk (Dear Advisor heard it at least 6 times!)
  • 6 airline flights (counting connections)
  • 24 individual interviews with faculty members/dept. chairs/deans
  • 2 group interviews with 12 graduate students
  • 6 interview meals
  • 3 suits worn
  • 2 job offers received

AND ...... I HAVE A JOB!!!! (1 goal attained)


Ianqui said...

Congratulations! What great news.

BrightStar said...

WOW!!!! we got the update all at once... YAY HOORAY WOO HOO CONGRATS!

post-doc said...

Congratulations! It sounds like you had a good, if exhausting, experience interviewing. I'm looking forward to hearing stories from your new job! Congrats again!

~profgrrrrl~ said...


I was secretly hoping you were one of the candidates for our stats positions, but since we're just wrapping interviews still ... oh well.

So happy for you. Celebrate!

Oh -- and weren't the grad student group interviews the worst? They were when I interviewed.

sheepish said...

Awesome! Congrats!

How about some stories?

sheepish said...

How about changing your blog name to AcceptNull?

*statgirl* said...

Thanks for all the congratulations! I'll be back to regularly scheduled blogging and will try to fill your story requests very soon!

ScienceWoman said...

Wow! Congrats! Must admit that I'm a little jealous.

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Seeking Solace said...

Cheers to you! You SOOOOOO deserve it!

Cheeky Prof said...

Hey, found you via psycgirl..

A huge congrats to you! Celebrate!

Anonymous said...

Woo hooo!

I heard it first from Dr. Dice...and then I screeched in her ear. Probably she's deaf now.

CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!! I am so, so happy for you. This is cool beyond cool.

Please tell stories as you are able.

And drinnk a big ole damn martini to your awesomeness!


Anonymous said...

Like I told you on the phone the other night, I knew you'd be the first of us, baby! So proud of you, and you will be such an asset to the program!!!!!

Psycgirl said...

Yay! Congrats!

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Ms. Charisma said...

Congratulations! You make it look so easy!