It's a Buyer's Market for Colleges Hiring Junior Faculty

Amanda L. Smith for The Chronicle

Megan MacDonald (right) works with London Tyler, 14 months, while London's mother, Kiley, helps out as her daughter's cognitive and motor skills are tested at Oregon State U. Ms. MacDonald is one of the young new hires at Oregon State, in its growing College of Public Health and Human Services.
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Colleges looking to hire junior faculty members are enjoying something of a buyer's market these days.

With job offers scarce in many fields, small, teaching-intensive colleges and regionally oriented state universities have been able to snag recent...

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