Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Brady Smith and Chandani Patel, both Ph.D.s, were in the same field, shared the same dissertation committee and wound up applying to most of the same jobs. They share their advice for how they have made their dual careers work.

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July 13, 2017
What sustains faculty members are relationships with others, write Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra, who outline how to identify mentors and how to be a better one yourself.
July 12, 2017
Instead of making participants roll their eyes, a retreat, when facilitated well, can be inspiring, clarifying and productive, write Julie A. Peterson and Lisa M. Rudgers.
July 11, 2017
Perhaps faculty members’ conflicting views reflect that academe is made up of people who hold different paradigms related to authority, writes Aubree Evans.
July 10, 2017
It’s an excellent way for Ph.D.s and postdocs to articulate how their skills might add value to organizations that lie outside their traditional disciplinary areas, writes Robert D. Pearson.
July 7, 2017
Academics want to know and explore critically, writes Francis Walker, but the way in which that curiosity is expressed in relation to trans people is fundamentally unbalanced.

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