When Eliza Woolf gave up on finding a good academic job, she landed one.
Application fees are not just for prospective students anymore: some departments, generally in the fine arts, charge fees for applications for faculty positions.
Lori A. Flores writes that both activities are bound to produce some heartbreak along the way.
Professors looking to work in other countries and regions -- and the college officials who hire them -- must be aware of the visa requirements and other potential legal hurdles, writes Natasha Baker.
Modern Language Association numbers show that job opportunities are growing slowly in English and foreign languages.
Considering whether to seek an external offer? Elizabeth Simmons discusses how your home institution is likely to respond.
English department originally restricted search to those who earned Ph.D.s in 2010 or later -- a limit that many said discriminated against adjuncts and older scholars.
Berkeley offers an unusual perk for new faculty: a concierge who can advise them on anything from real estate to pet care.
An anonymous faculty member, fed up at being rejected in favor of internal candidates in allegedly national searches, suggests a new system for hiring.
It's time for search committees to treat candidates with the respect scholars on the panels would expect to receive themselves, and that means basic communication at a minimum, writes Jay Draper.
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