Higher Education Career Advice

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Abigail J. Stewart and Virginia Valian provide recommendations for how deans, department chairs and their search committees can optimize their chances.

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June 20, 2018
Too many people in academe are institutionalizing their melancholy, writes Douglas Dowland. They complain about what a university should be rather than seeing what it makes possible.
June 19, 2018
While external peer reviews of scholarship provide the benefit of both expertise and objectivity, peer reviews of teaching often suffer from the lack of both, argues Pamela E. Barnett.
June 18, 2018
When you ask people you don’t know for career help, you may be surprised by how generous they can be, writes Victoria McGovern, who gives some suggestions on how best to reach out.
June 15, 2018
The commonplace theorizing black scholars engage in as racialized people may differ from white Western academic standards, but it is no less valid, argues Anthony James Williams.
June 14, 2018
Alicia Garcia and Magdalena L. Barrera explore the benefits of a relationship between a graduate student and professor that is professional yet deeply collegial.

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