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Career Resources

Navigating a career in higher ed can be complicated, and we want to support you along that journey. Career Resources is an online destination where you can find articles, advice, reports, events and more to help you advance in your career. Plus, there are over 30,000 openings on jobs.chronicle.com for you to explore — because you never know when an opportunity may present itself.

Nailing the Final Interview
  • How to Succeed at a Teaching Demo

    Here’s what job candidates need to know about preparing a sample class for an opening at a teaching-oriented college.
  • How to Give an Excellent STEM Job Talk

    For graduate students going on the faculty market, the job talk is where you can really shine — or very publicly fail.

The Chronicle’s Academic Leadership Crash Course

The Chronicle is partnering with the experienced faculty members and administrators at Dever Justice LLC to design a fast-paced course for academic professionals looking to advance their skills in preparation for administrative roles. This four-hour workshop will provide key insights for new and aspiring academic administrators on the inner workings of taking on an administrative position—from application all the way through the transition.

Free Report

  • The Student Experience

    Connecting in the Classroom and Beyond

    Faculty members are struggling more than ever to reach their students. Emphasizing human connections in the classroom is a key success strategy.

Faculty Resources

Administrative and Staff Resources

Authors to follow

  • Denise K. Magner

    Denise K. Magner is senior editor of The Chronicle’s advice section, which features articles written by academics for academics on faculty and administrative career issues.
  • David D. Perlmutter

    David D. Perlmutter is a professor in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University. He stepped down as dean of the college in 2023 after holding the position since 2013. He writes the Admin 101 column for The Chronicle.
  • Kevin Dettmar

    Kevin Dettmar is W.M. Keck professor of English and director of the Humanities Studio at Pomona College. His latest book, published in September 2022, is How to Chair a Department. He also writes The Chronicle’s Ask the Chair advice column. More information about his work with chairs is available at his website, kdettmar.com. Send your questions on any aspect of becoming or serving as chair to his email or Facebook.
  • Allison M. Vaillancourt

    Allison M. Vaillancourt provides organizational consulting services as a vice president and senior consultant in Segal’s organizational effectiveness practice. Prior to joining Segal, she spent three decades as an administrator and faculty member at large public research universities. Browse her previous columns in the Management Corner series on administrative-career issues. She is on Twitter @VaillancourtA.
  • Jennifer S. Furlong

    Jennifer S. Furlong is director of the office of career planning and professional development at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Most recently, she served as co-president of the Career Services Association of CUNY and as mid-Atlantic regional director of the Graduate Career Consortium.