Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

In a hypothetical case study, Barbara McFadden Allen, Robin Kaler and Ruth Watkins give advice to leaders who have to reconsider the directions in which they are heading.

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June 14, 2013
This is the perfect time to rethink the courses you teach, writes Nate Kreuter. He offers advice on evaluating feedback so you can develop the best new plan.
June 12, 2013
Professors -- especially senior ones -- should challenge themselves by teaching in multidisciplinary programs that force them outside their intellectual comfort zones, writes Michael Nelson.
June 10, 2013
If you are starting off an academic career, you need to listen to the experiences and ideas of others, but also need to know when to ignore them, writes Rachel Leventhal-Weiner.
June 7, 2013
Jack Schneider didn't think Twitter could possibly improve his scholarly work. But a challenge from a colleague led him to experiment, and he explains why it's now part of his public engagement.
June 5, 2013
If universities want to retain more female academic scientists, it's time to increase postdoc salaries, writes Jennifer Bussell.

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