Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Sydney Freeman Jr. and Nicholas D. Hartlep suggest some perhaps-overlooked options for faculty members interested in pursuing these positions.

Advice Columnists


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.
October 20, 2021
Maggie Coughlin shares some lessons she’s learned in understanding her own autism and how to work with her neurodiversity and that of the students she teaches.
October 19, 2021
Alan Martino reflects on his and others’ experiences navigating campus job visits and onboarding processes for new hires -- and provides some suggestions for improvement.



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