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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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.
June 3, 2013
Amid so much change in higher education, Terri E. Givens writes that just as faculty critique questionable ideas, they also need to do more to share how they are using new strategies and experimenting to improve teaching and research.
May 31, 2013
Eric Goldman has 10 suggestions for newly tenured professors.
May 29, 2013
Nate Kreuter questions the conventional wisdom of telling would-be graduate students who want to be professors to enroll only "if you can’t imagine yourself doing anything else."

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