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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match: An Insider's Guide to the Faculty Hiring Process

23 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2006 Last revised: 12 May 2010

Debra R. Cohen

University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

Date Written: September 21, 2006

Abstract

This essay analogizes the process of finding a law faculty position to internet dating. Along the way it provides insights into the law faculty hiring process. These insights are based on over a decade of attendance at the "meat market" in various capacities, speaking with hundreds of interviewers and mentoring hundreds of candidates.

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Cohen, Debra R., Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match: An Insider's Guide to the Faculty Hiring Process (September 21, 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=931995 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.931995

Debra Cohen (Contact Author)

University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law ( email )

4200 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20003
United States

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