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Students should be encouraged to think in terms of hypotheses rather than theses, and research questions or problems rather than their putative solutions when it comes to dissertation proposals, argues Heather Dubrow.

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July 24, 2013
When searching for new sections to teach at new colleges, it's important for contingent faculty to show they can customize a syllabus for a new institution, writes Luke Niebler.
July 22, 2013
New faculty members are unlikely to find gurus, so it doesn't help them to focus on that classic (if rare) type of mentoring, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
July 19, 2013
Trenda Boyum-Breen offers advice on forging relationships that can help you do your current job or prepare for your next one.
July 17, 2013
For non-faculty careers, you need to describe accomplishments in different ways than you would when seeking a position as professor, write Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet.
July 15, 2013
Kerry Ann Rockquemore writes about how senior professors can adopt the right mindset for mentoring, and can make their new colleagues feel welcome.

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