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Anxious about landing an academic job after graduation, Shantá R. Robinson ultimately discovered that true “How I Made It” stories involve uncertainties, mishaps and mistakes.

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February 10, 2012
In the second essay in a two-part series, Elizabeth Simmons advises instructors on how they can best evaluate their faculty peers.
February 8, 2012
Western academics can find good positions and plenty of the comforts they crave (with a better standard of living) far from home, writes William Roden.
February 6, 2012
The way to keep electronic communication under control is to set expectations for professors and for students, writes Nate Kreuter.
February 3, 2012
In the first of a two-part series on yearly reviews, Elizabeth Simmons suggests how faculty members can frame their self-evaluative essays in ways that help them and their institutions.
February 1, 2012
Efforts to diversify faculties will work only if diverse candidates are under consideration, write Armando Bengochea and Roger Brooks. They offer ideas on how to make that likely.

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