Cathy Trower, closing out 16 years leading a research effort of academic work, shares thoughts on tenure, retirement age, adjunct conditions and more.
How best to understand the thinking of new Ph.D.s who enter a challenging job market? A professor's blog post sets off discussion with an unexpected comparison.
Cheryl E. Ball walks through what you'll need when you are asked for "additional materials."
Eszter Hargittai and Brayden King share ideas about what should be there.
Every paragraph has a purpose, writes Cheryl E. Ball.
Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet explore the mechanics of applying for non-faculty jobs.
What the notices say is only part of what they mean, writes Cheryl E. Ball.
D. Gilson appeals to the search committee.
There are many advantages to the practice, writes Laura Severin, but it requires strategy and practices that go beyond hiring many professors at once.
A key task in the job search is figuring out whether you and the institution are a good match, writes Cheryl E. Ball.
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