Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

The jobs crisis is built into institutional structures, and to push past the logjam, universities must improve communication, information and incentives, argue Jonathan Malloy, Lisa Young and Loleen Berdahl.

Advice Columnists


June 21, 2021
Sonali Majumdar emphasizes the power of self-knowledge for Ph.D. students and programs in helping prepare for future employment and societal needs.
June 18, 2021
Wendi Williams provides advice for how institutions can acknowledge and lessen the disproportionate amount of emotional labor that Black, Indigenous and people of color faculty perform.
June 17, 2021
Based on his experience over the past 25 years, Mike Gunter Jr. shares five core strands of advice.
June 16, 2021
The forced experiment in hybrid and online education due to COVID-19 has called into question a host of generally accepted teaching practices, write Soulaymane Kachani, Catherine Ross and Amanda Irvin.
June 15, 2021
The pandemic and racial justice crisis demand we lead differently, write Karlyn Crowley and Jay Roberts. While some old rules still apply, they come with new meaning and inherent contradictions.



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