Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Thomas J. Pfaff explores what is causing executive leaders in academe to leave their positions so quickly and why their replacements so often come from outside the institution.

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March 27, 2009
Leslie M. Phinney discusses tenure and what should you know about the tenure process when starting an academic career.
March 25, 2009
Teresa Mangum suggests some basic rules of communication and courtesy for search committees.
March 23, 2009
In interviews, writes Susan Resneck Pierce, search committees make quick judgments based on not only substance, but style -- eye contact, personal connections, humor and attire.
March 20, 2009
Rob Weir offers advice on what to do and what not to do to keep your students engaged.
March 18, 2009
Sometimes, in spite of trying to be helpful, spouses can hurt a job candidate's chances, writes Jean Dowdall.

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