Hiring

The Job Security Rankings

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AAUP releases colleges' percentages of faculty working full and part time, on and off the tenure track.

Conversion Experience

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As more groups demand that part-time faculty jobs become full-time positions, could Georgia State U. provide a model?

The Dismal and Unwelcome Science?

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Economics group, under fire for spiking job notices explicitly welcoming female or minority applicants, will consider change in policy.

Where the Social Science Jobs Are

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Sociologists find that their retirement and unemployment rates are up, relative to other disciplines. Political science jobs show uptick.

Casting a Wide Net

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Dispute over economics job notices may point to larger battle over how colleges recruit diverse pools for faculty searches.

Religious Freedom or Bias?

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Christian college sues Pennsylvania for refusing to include jobs with religious requirements in state database.

Evolving Language Job Market

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Outlook for English positions holds steady, while in foreign languages, Spanish loses some of its dominance.

Race and Careers

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English and language professors consider how who they are affects their jobs -- and who gets hired for which positions.

Rallying and Quibbling on Tenure Plan

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MLA proposal to change how professors are hired and promoted draws generally strong support -- and some objections on details.

Economists Change Stance on Job Notices

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After criticism, association will allow colleges to indicate that they welcome applicants from specific underrepresented groups.

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