Higher Education Career Advice

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To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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March 6, 2013
The time comes eventually for most professors: watching a tryout for an eventual successor. Lezlie Laws considers the implications for herself and her institution.
March 4, 2013
David Beard considers how coming from a family where people didn't go to college influences the way he interacts with his colleagues.
March 1, 2013
To lead the life of the mind, one requires sufficient rest, writes Nate Kreuter.
February 27, 2013
W. Kent Barnds considers the skills that may be particularly needed during a period of dramatic change in higher education.
February 25, 2013
Placing your work in the appropriate scholarly context is key not only to publishing, but to your career advancement, writes Eszter Hargittai.

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