Alt-Ac Careers

Alt-Ac Careers
July 2, 2014

Those with expertise in language, writing and cultural studies may find good academic jobs far from humanities departments, write Thomas Lawrence Long.

June 18, 2014

What prompts an English Ph.D. with tenure to move into nursing? Sean P. Murphy explains.

June 6, 2014

Brandy Schillace explains how she managed to develop her alt-ac career without losing her sanity.

May 21, 2014

Sonja Ardoin explains how to identify good openings and how to decode job descriptions.

March 24, 2014

Two adjuncts discuss career paths that are possible and others that are closed off.

December 4, 2013

"Alt-ac" positions may be great for some, but Miriam Posner wonders if they are being oversold as a solution to the shortage of academic positions.

October 30, 2013

Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet explore the mechanics of applying for non-faculty jobs.

August 7, 2013

Brandy Schillace writes about using digital tools in charting a new career path.

July 17, 2013

For non-faculty careers, you need to describe accomplishments in different ways than you would when seeking a position as professor, write Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet.

April 12, 2013

Monica Jacobe explains the mindset switch that accompanies a move from faculty to administration.


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