Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

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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July 2, 2012
Professors have different reactions to the process of getting tenure, and reflecting on the damage done and gains achieved will help you chart the path forward, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
June 29, 2012
Inviting as a summer off from teaching looks, it can be an ideal time to redesign one's courses, writes Benjamin Rifkin, who lays out his strategy for doing so.
June 27, 2012
The life of the mind requires a healthy body, writes Nate Kreuter, and there are ways even for frugal graduate students to get medical care.
June 25, 2012
Adjusting from a pre-tenure to post-tenure career requires asking yourself the right questions, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
June 22, 2012
While it may go against the grain for faculty members who aren't digital natives, Paula Dagnon and Karen Hoelscher explain how to find out whether creating an electronic portfolio of your work is right for you.

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