Higher Education Career Advice

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To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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October 7, 2016
A.W. Strouse tells a cautionary tale about how academe turned him into a gay conservative.
October 7, 2016
Shawn Anthony Robinson, a black man with dyslexia, describes through poetry his successful journey through academe.
October 6, 2016
Elaine P. Maimon explains why effectively interviewing for a job is often like speed dating.
October 5, 2016
Gina Brandolino explores four common misconceptions about non-tenure-track jobs.
October 4, 2016
Understanding what constitutes classroom incivility can help faculty members minimize its dangers while maximizing the teaching and learning opportunities it presents, advises Courtney N. Wright.

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