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.
Career diversity must become the new norm, not an exceptional trend, if graduate education is to thrive in the future.
My experience on the market was just one data point, not a complete description of a highly stochastic process.
I do my best to avoid snarky rejoinders when I’m teaching, yet they pop out uninvited.
Part 5 in a series featuring new faculty members talking about their job search.
You may be convinced that your paper has a solid central argument. Here are three ways to tell when it doesn’t.
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.
As much as you can. The more time you devote, the more interesting it becomes.
Here are three things job candidates should be doing now — besides publishing — to get ready for a new hiring season.
You have to find a way to disconnect from the work environment while remaining engaged with the work.
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