Increasingly, academic departments are asking job candidates to include a teaching philosophy as part of their application. How important are these statements in the hiring process? When are they a deciding factor and when should you focus on other parts of the application instead?

Although many academic departments require submitting a statement of teaching philosophy as part of their hiring process, the importance of this statement in getting a job differs from institution to institution. Read this article from The Chronicle of Higher Education to learn when a well-written and thoughtful teaching philosophy can make a difference in the job hunt.

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