Advice Twitter LinkedIn Show more sharing options Share Close extra sharing options Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Email Copy Link URLCopied! Print The Early-Career Scholar Advice for new Ph.D.s on managing the initial years of an academic career. Advice A New Associate Professor Adjusts to Life After Tenure By Manya Whitaker There is plenty of stress after tenure — different from the up-or-out pressures you experience before tenure, but intense in its own way. Advice Which Publications Matter at Which Stages of Your Career? By Manya Whitaker It’s hard enough to get a tenure-track job now, but your odds are even longer with too many of the wrong kinds of publications. Advice How to Start Off Right in Your New Job By Manya Whitaker Yes, it’s still summer, but if you’re beginning a new faculty post this fall, it’s time to start preparing for what’s coming. Advice 10 Things No One Told Me About Applying for Tenure By Manya Whitaker Compiling a tenure file forces you to confront who you are and what you’ve done, and to reimagine who you want to become. Advice How to Be Strategic on the Tenure Track By Manya Whitaker It’s difficult to resist the pressures to overwork since that is often the only path to tenure. Advice Warning Signs That You and Your Campus Are a Bad Fit By Manya Whitaker The academic year is just underway, and it’s already time to consider whether to go back on the faculty job market. Advice How to Advocate for Yourself as an Early-Career Scholar By Manya Whitaker Many academics spend 60 percent of their time on tasks that go unrecognized. Don’t let it happen to you. Advice When Do You Stop Being an Early-Career Scholar? By Manya Whitaker To reach tenure, you must survive the pressures of life as an advanced assistant professor. Advice How to Be a Caregiver While Caring for Your Own Career By Manya Whitaker It’s not uncommon for early-career academics to lose professional ground because of family obligations. Advice How to Get the Most Out of a Conference By Manya Whitaker It helps to choose the right scholarly meeting, and to swallow your discomfort with schmoozing. Advice Crafting a Convincing Book Proposal By Manya Whitaker What to consider as you attempt to persuade book editors to give you a contract. Advice The 21st-Century Academic By Manya Whitaker An emphasis on diversity, in all its forms, is reshaping faculty roles and academic culture. Advice The Job Market: Picking Apart Your Application By Manya Whitaker Search committees have to comb through dozens of pages in each candidate’s application. Here’s how we do it, and what we’re looking for. Advice The Job Market: Where Should You Apply? By Manya Whitaker Even in a weak academic job market, you should carefully consider where you want to work and what sort of job you actually want. First Person The Job Market: The Campus Interview By Manya Whitaker The person you present during your two-day visit is the person the search committee will assume you to be.