Early career faculty should demonstrate leadership through projects that also advance their teaching and research programs, Elizabeth Simmons writes.
Mend the Gap
Why become an academic leader? Elizabeth Simmons contends that it enables you to extend your love of learning into a new arena.
Why become an academic leader? Elizabeth Simmons argues that it offers a unique opportunity to extend a love of teaching into novel realms.
Considering whether to seek an external offer? Elizabeth Simmons discusses how your home institution is likely to respond.
Elizabeth Simmons offers advice for faculty members and administrators on successfully launching a dual-career academic’s new tenure-stream position.
Elizabeth Simmons offers tips on finding the resources you need to get your great idea off the ground.
Elizabeth H. Simmons shares a set of inexpensive, reinforcing strategies that have worked to inspire faculty members at her institution -- and might apply to yours, too.
In the second essay in a two-part series, Elizabeth Simmons advises instructors on how they can best evaluate their faculty peers.
In the first of a two-part series on yearly reviews, Elizabeth Simmons suggests how faculty members can frame their self-evaluative essays in ways that help them and their institutions.