Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Anxious about landing an academic job after graduation, Shantá R. Robinson ultimately discovered that true “How I Made It” stories involve uncertainties, mishaps and mistakes.

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November 16, 2011
William and Matt Eventoff offer tips on how to prepare (and not to prepare) to defend your thesis or dissertation.
November 14, 2011
One key to helping minority faculty members is to recognize that some of their experiences are different from those faced by others, and to remember that some are not, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
November 11, 2011
Rob Weir discusses how to deal with student complaints about grades on papers.
November 8, 2011
Graduate students and junior professors need to navigate relationships in departments where people may not like to admit that hierarchies exist, writes Nate Kreuter.
November 7, 2011
Search committees need to stop being rude to job candidates, writes Afshan Jafar.

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