WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU WORK WITH ME?
With over three decades of experience working in academia I have the knowledge, skills, and expertise to guide you through every step of your professional journey.
Whether you are a recent graduate or seasoned professional looking to advance your career, I can help you identify and pursue the process that will help you move forward in academia.
My extensive experience in serving on more than 35 search committees, hiring faculty and administrators have given me an in-depth knowledge of what successful faculty job applications look like.
As a career coach, I can help you understand what search committees are looking for in applications and provide valuable insights on how to tailor your application to meet their requirements.
I offer a customized approach to help you achieve your goals. Having navigated the challenges and traps of academia, I have developed a deep understanding of the challenges and complexities that many academics face. Together, we'll work to create a plan that is tailored to your specific needs, so you can make real progress and achieve your full potential.
"Dr. Lightfoot's warmth and approachable personality allows me to express feelings without judgment, yet he knows what tough questions to ask. Within our first two sessions, Dr. Lightfoot has helped me strategize my goals for Full Professor as well as create better time management skills and he has helped me stay accountable to myself” - Dr. Susan A. - UNC Charlotte University