Discipline shows signs of an improved job market, with strong gains in assistant professor positions. Plus a new analysis of tenure decisions.
Interdisciplinary research and collaboration get formal recognition in new USC guidelines for promotion.
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
Junior faculty members can't be afraid of drawing attention to their work, write Rachel Connelly and Kristen Ghodsee.
--Craig Choma, theater--Jeremy Day-O'Connell, music--Sarah Day-O'Connell, music--Esther Penick, biology--Carol Scotton, economics and business and management--Mark Shroyer, physics
University of North Texas
C.K. Gunsalus considers the options when you work in a great department, except for one person who has administrative clout and drives you crazy.
Russell Olwell considers the process and benefits of applying to become a full professor.
Eszter Hargittai introduces her new column on how to prepare for a tenure bid -- from the first year of a graduate program through the years as assistant professor.
Think you can reform your institution before earning tenure? Think again, suggests Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
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