Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Laura Beard offers nine lessons those who work in higher education can learn from baseball.

Advice Columnists


June 12, 2013
Professors -- especially senior ones -- should challenge themselves by teaching in multidisciplinary programs that force them outside their intellectual comfort zones, writes Michael Nelson.
June 10, 2013
If you are starting off an academic career, you need to listen to the experiences and ideas of others, but also need to know when to ignore them, writes Rachel Leventhal-Weiner.
June 7, 2013
Jack Schneider didn't think Twitter could possibly improve his scholarly work. But a challenge from a colleague led him to experiment, and he explains why it's now part of his public engagement.
June 5, 2013
If universities want to retain more female academic scientists, it's time to increase postdoc salaries, writes Jennifer Bussell.
June 3, 2013
Amid so much change in higher education, Terri E. Givens writes that just as faculty critique questionable ideas, they also need to do more to share how they are using new strategies and experimenting to improve teaching and research.


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