Maybe The Economist and other critics of Ph.D. programs that admit more students than can expect to find good academic jobs are missing the benefits of the system, writes Joshua A. Tucker.
Faculty job interviews focus on the match between candidate and institution, and Thomas Wright offers ideas for making your best case.
A young philosopher argues that it's past time to start using video for the first meetings between search committees and job candidates.
Timothy Larsen answers the top questions he hears, as a member of a faculty search committee, from those who don't get the job.
Adam Fulton discusses how to get the best offer (and risks to avoid) for those going for first tenure-track job in a tough job market.
Alain-Philippe Durand considers the many ways you interact with a search committee, and why they all matter.
Russ Olwell describes why you should consider faculty jobs at regional public universities, and how to impress search committees at those institutions.
Alain-Philippe Durand describes how to improve your odds of going from finalist to the one who receives the offer.
The procedures of most search committees make sense at the beginning and end of the process, writes Adam Kotsko, but not in between.
Chloe Yelena Miller discusses the similarities and differences between the search process for classroom and virtual positions.
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