Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Kevin P. Reilly describes how, over his career, his three different dogs have each had the appropriate personality to help him get through that specific phase of his life.

Advice Columnists


October 27, 2021
Should we professors set aside at times the well-meaning how-to-think ethos, asks Scott Parker, in favor of forcefully articulating which ideas are permissible or not?
October 26, 2021
Sydney Freeman Jr. and Nicholas D. Hartlep suggest some perhaps-overlooked options for faculty members interested in pursuing these positions.
October 25, 2021
Diane A. Safer provides specific recommendations for both a career counselor guiding Ph.D. grads and postdocs before they start new positions as well as those trainees once they’re on the job.
October 22, 2021
With tongue in cheek, Christina Wyman shares a campus leader’s plans for the year ahead -- and especially for this implicit bias module season.
October 21, 2021
Jacob J. Ryder, Nicolas C. Burbules, BrandE Faupell and C. K. Gunsalus offer advice to academics for enhancing the vital quality of emotional intelligence in their work groups.



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