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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March 18, 2013
A faculty member describes the choice of staying in the closet or losing a job.
March 15, 2013
Early career faculty should demonstrate leadership through projects that also advance their teaching and research programs, Elizabeth Simmons writes.
March 13, 2013
At teaching-oriented colleges, a search committee will be focused on how candidates match institutional values, not just their C.V.s, writes Melanie Springer Mock.
March 11, 2013
Sometimes grad students need more support than they can find on campus, writes Rachel Leventhal-Weiner.
March 8, 2013
Jane Haladay reflects on productivity gained when flying -- and the distractions that complicate life on the ground.

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