Rob Weir considers the mistakes humanities professors make that keep them from having journal submissions accepted.
The United States needs experts on Russia. But Mark Lawrence Schrad, one such expert, describes how difficult it is to find a job in academe with this specialty.
It's time to be honest about how psychologically and professionally damaging the tenure process is, even to those who succeed, writes Cheryl E. Ball.
Departments favor candidates who seem like they will fit in, and there's nothing wrong with that, writes Jeffrey A. Johnson.
Faculty members with long to-do lists need to think about when and how to trust others with key tasks, writes Nate Kreuter.
Cheryl E. Ball explains how a recent online debate missed truly important issues about mentorship.
Trish Roberts-Miller shares what she wishes she had understood at a difficult point in her career.
Jacob L. Vigdor describes how to seal the deal with your research -- and what to do if that doesn't work.
Jacob L. Vigdor explains how to devise a research agenda and to get the right people aware of your work.
Need reliable information about promotions, leaves and other work-life issues? Elizabeth Simmons offers advice on how to research these matters at your institution.