Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

The separation from campus -- the drawing back caused by the coronavirus -- has sharpened the edge of my retirement by removing the physicality of it, writes Patrick Scanlon.

Advice Columnists


January 14, 2021
Michael Stepniak and Brian Pertl urge deans and directors to take a risk during these tumultuous times and hire faculty and staff members who have a natural impulse to nudge against tradition.
January 13, 2021
Zahir I. Latheef offers lessons for any class you teach, whether online or in person, requiring group work among students.
January 13, 2021
David Galef advises how not to conduct your first class.
January 12, 2021
Jude Mikal offers 10 tips for crafting responsive revisions while remaining true to your basic intent in the face of self-doubt, structural changes and biased review comments.
January 11, 2021
To succeed, all grad students must develop a sense of how to manage the big, relatively unconstrained nature of their work and how to reach imprecise goals, writes Victoria McGovern.



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