Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

The principal investigator and other leaders play a key role in encouraging group dynamics that make people feel respected and included -- or not, Elizabeth A. Luckman, C. K. Gunsalus, Nicholas C. Burbules and Robert A. Easter write.

Advice Columnists


June 23, 2021
As instructors, we should rethink the premise that multiple-choice questions cannot meet the standards of authentic assessment, argues Eric Loepp. What if they could?
June 22, 2021
The jobs crisis is built into institutional structures, and to push past the logjam, universities must improve communication, information and incentives, argue Jonathan Malloy, Lisa Young and Loleen Berdahl.
June 21, 2021
Sonali Majumdar emphasizes the power of self-knowledge for Ph.D. students and programs in helping prepare for future employment and societal needs.
June 18, 2021
Wendi Williams provides advice for how institutions can acknowledge and lessen the disproportionate amount of emotional labor that Black, Indigenous and people of color faculty perform.
June 17, 2021
Based on his experience over the past 25 years, Mike Gunter Jr. shares five core strands of advice.



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