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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October 27, 2017
We should move toward a pedagogy of sadness, anger and love, writes Jenny Heineman.
October 26, 2017
Don Haviland, Anna M. Ortiz and Laura Henriques give advice on how to understand your institution’s timeline, criteria and unwritten expectations.
October 25, 2017
Just because you’ve gained tenure doesn’t mean you don’t need mentoring, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, who gives advice on how to find a whole new supportive group of people.
October 24, 2017
Academe’s standardized processes can strip our work of personal meaning, writes Janelle Ward, who recommends how to approach teaching and research in new ways.
October 23, 2017
Teresa Dillinger, Annie Maxfield and Sarah Peterson introduce ImaginePhD, a career-exploration and planning tool for doctoral students.


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