Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Joseph Barber gives advice on how to transform a meandering and unfocused answer to a job interview question into a mini story with structure, drama and a relevant outcome.

Advice Columnists


September 17, 2021
Professors and students of color often feel a chronic sense of self-doubt, writes Jesús Ayala, who describes how he and his Latino students overcame impostor syndrome to win an Emmy.
September 16, 2021
Few people leave grad school in better shape than they enter it, argues G. M. Trujillo Jr., who offers advice for anyone who plans to enroll or is considering it.
September 15, 2021
Regardless of how quantitative their disciplines are, STEM faculty members also need to care about the science of inclusive pedagogy, José Antonio Bowen argues.
September 14, 2021
What happens, Cynthia Wu asks, after you sign the contract, uproot yourself and arrive at your new institution? What steps should you take next?
September 13, 2021
Brian Rybarczyk and Meredith Jeffers review how the events of the past year have changed the market and how you can ready yourself to put forth a competitive application.



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