Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

How can academic leaders foster a culture of excellence in their departments and other units? Robert A. Easter, C. K. Gunsalus, Sebastian Wraight, Nicholas C. Burbules and Jeremy D. Meuser suggest some specific actions to take.

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December 19, 2014
When your faculty friends are far from campus, what's an alt-ac administrator to do? Brenda Bethman has a plan.
December 17, 2014
Post-Ferguson, how can young scholars balance their desire to join in activism with the demands of winning tenure? Kerry Ann Rockquemore considers the issues.
December 16, 2014
Christopher White writes about how he rejected the norms and came to love his career.
December 15, 2014
Joseph Barber reviews websites and databases that can help the Ph.D. or postdoc doing a job search.
December 12, 2014
About to interview for an academic position? Elizabeth Simmons suggests how to ask questions that convey your enthusiasm and readiness for the role.


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