The waiting is, indeed, the hardest part, but some academics cope with it better than others.
Even in a weak academic job market, you should carefully consider where you want to work and what sort of job you actually want.
English professors have had to do a lot of hard thinking about why students should take our courses — something we once took for granted.
Run a good discussion section, and you can remedy many of the shortcomings of the lecture format.
In the “post-fact” timeline in which we find ourselves, our very function as educators becomes to resist it.
Some institutions are requiring professors to do more to confirm their students’ identities in online coursework.
How to use “dependency analysis” to foresee potential problems and delays.
The (unpaid) dog days of August in grad school.
Getting students invested in your course is the most important objective to aim for in the opening weeks of the semester.
Part 6 in a series featuring new faculty members talking about their job search.
When should doctoral students start approaching a book editor about their dissertations?
To be a better teacher and scholar: Leave your office. Explore. Engage.
And other advice for professors from developmental-writing students.
Graduate schools can’t afford to wait for employers to come to us.
Hungry for a sense of belonging and impact? You may be better off building a better life than finding a better job.
Treating the needs of disabled students as an afterthought can make them feel unwelcome and, worse, can erect further barriers to their learning.
Fall means it’s time to maintain — and prune — your professional contacts.
Is it better to have a weak publication on your CV, or no publication at all?
Higher education fails to help victims cope with the predictable mental-health aftermath of sexual assault.
Your objective is to get an interview. So make sure your letter isn’t just informational, but persuasive.
If your institution is going to be dependent on tuition dollars to keep its doors open, how can you as a faculty member help recruit and retain students without sacrificing your integrity?
What are the best ways to manage those people who seem intent on tearing you down?
How graduate schools could shorten time-to-degree without watering down program requirements.
And students are more likely to read it if it doesn’t.
How to present yourself as a pedagogical asset in your cover letter and avoid stepping on toes.
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