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 21, 2012
You don't have to be a digital native to add video to your classes, writes Rob Weir, who explains how to do so.  
March 19, 2012
Kathryn Hume says you need to focus on the match between you and the specific department and institution, not general issues about why you want a job.
March 16, 2012
Terri E. Givens considers some of the frustrations of faculty life.
March 14, 2012
New Ph.D.s in the social sciences enhance their job prospects by thinking beyond their doctoral disciplines, writes Adam Fish.
March 12, 2012
New faculty members have to pick their battles with care, writes Nate Kreuter.

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