Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Four figures climbing up an escalating set of pillars to reach a red flag at the top.
Universities offer support for attending conferences or visiting archives, but it’s harder for trainees to find funding for professional development opportunities that lie outside academic research, write Baron Haber, Shawn Warner and Arica Lubin.

Advice Columnists


December 2, 2022
Universities should recognize and reconsider the differential treatment they offer Global South students fleeing persecution, writes Isabella Aung.
December 1, 2022
Higher education must do much more to support and value the intellectual, scholarly work of teaching, write Martha Diede, Jessica Dewey and Michelle Pautz.
November 30, 2022
If you’re to begin teaching soon and have received little (or no) instruction, how can you prepare so your experience isn’t demoralizing? Aeron Haynie and Stephanie Spong offer suggestions.
November 29, 2022
Elizabeth H. Simmons answers colleagues’ questions about smoothing the pathway toward a fulfilling retirement.
November 28, 2022
It’s a magical document that’s tucked away in your storage drive where you record high points and low points among your career endeavors, explains Kate Stuart.



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