PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Advice http://www.chronicle.com/section/Advice/66/ 2017-07-24T04:50:37-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Walking the Career-Diversity Walk http://www.chronicle.com/article/Walking-the-Career-Diversity/240693 2017-07-23T19:00:00-04:00 Do professors really support multiple career paths for Ph.D.s? And do the graduate students? By Leonard Cassuto The Worst F-Word http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Worst-F-Word/240669 2017-07-20T10:30:00-04:00 A tenure-track dream you’ve spent 14 years pursuing is not an easy thing to give up. By John Kehayias I Found a Tenure-Track Job: The Big Picture https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1859-i-found-a-tenure-track-job-the-big-picture 2017-07-20T10:28:00-04:00 My experience on the market was just one data point, not a complete description of a highly stochastic process. By Jeremy Yoder Sar-Chasm in the Classroom https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1858-sar-chasm-in-the-classroom 2017-07-19T10:14:00-04:00 I do my best to avoid snarky rejoinders when I’m teaching, yet they pop out uninvited. By Bob Blaisdell Getting Them to Trust You http://www.chronicle.com/article/Getting-Them-to-Trust-You/240670 2017-07-18T10:50:00-04:00 A good administrator has to earn the faculty’s trust. Here’s how to do it. By Rob Jenkins A History/Sustainability Professor https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1857-a-history-sustainability-professor 2017-07-18T10:00:00-04:00 Part 5 in a series featuring new faculty members talking about their job search. By Mark Tonelli The ‘So What?’ Question https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1855-the-so-what-question 2017-07-17T11:13:00-04:00 You may be convinced that your paper has a solid central argument. Here are three ways to tell when it doesn’t. By Theresa MacPhail Administration 101: Why You Shouldn’t Be a Finalist http://www.chronicle.com/article/Administration-101-Why-You/240660 2017-07-16T19:00:00-04:00 Here are some of the reasons why you might want to decline that campus interview. By David D. Perlmutter ‘Radical Candor’ and Faculty Annual Reviews https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1852-radical-candor-and-faculty-annual-reviews 2017-07-13T10:32:00-04:00 We sit in our offices, surrounded by potential sources of advice right down the hall, and yet we don’t turn to them systematically for guidance. By Tricia Serio Academic Ethics: To Rank or Not to Rank? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Academic-Ethics-To-Rank-or/240619 2017-07-12T19:00:00-04:00 Should faculty members participate in the “world university rankings” industry? By Brian Leiter How Much Time Should You Spend on Teaching? https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1853-how-much-time-should-you-spend-on-teaching 2017-07-12T15:04:00-04:00 As much as you can. The more time you devote, the more interesting it becomes. By David Gooblar How Much Time Should You Spend on Teaching? https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1853-how-much-time-should-you-spend-on-teaching 2017-07-12T14:58:00-04:00 As much as you can. The more time you devote, the more interesting it becomes. David Gooblar How Much Time Should You Spend on Teaching? https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1853-how-much-time-should-you-spend-on-teaching 2017-07-12T14:46:00-04:00 As much as you can. The more time you devote, the more interesting it becomes. By David Gooblar The Professor Is In: Summer Prep for the Job Market https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1851-the-professor-is-in-summer-prep-for-the-job-market 2017-07-11T14:08:00-04:00 Here are three things job candidates should be doing now — besides publishing — to get ready for a new hiring season. By Karen Kelsky Every Sin Is a Public Sin http://www.chronicle.com/article/Every-Sin-Is-a-Public-Sin/240559 2017-07-11T05:00:00-04:00 What if you couldn’t get a job because of that thing — that stupid thing from so long ago? By Dennis Barden The Early Career Academic: Your First Sabbatical https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1850-the-early-career-academic-your-first-sabbatical 2017-07-10T13:52:00-04:00 You have to find a way to disconnect from the work environment while remaining engaged with the work. By Manya Whitaker The Awkwardest Hug http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Awkwardest-Hug/240540 2017-07-10T05:00:00-04:00 In a job interview, you don’t have as much power to ruin everything as you think. By J.H. Pearl Can Deans Fix Higher-Ed Dysfunction? https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1849-can-deans-fix-higher-ed-dysfunction 2017-07-07T14:59:00-04:00 A university’s leadership-training program prepares them to be linchpins for transformation. David English and Rob Kramer A Memoir on Leaving the Faculty https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1848-a-memoir-on-leaving-the-faculty 2017-07-06T15:34:00-04:00 A Q&A with Kelly J. Baker: “Academic notions of success are remarkably narrow, and the world around us has more possibilities than we might think.” By Katie Rose Guest Pryal All in Favor of Quitting? https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1847-all-in-favor-of-quitting 2017-07-06T15:32:00-04:00 When things get tough, people tell you to stick it out, persevere. But sometimes quitting is the smart thing to do. By Kelly J. Baker