We need to find better ways to evaluate faculty members in professional disciplines for tenure and promotion -- a sort of "professional analytics," Michael Bugeja argues.
Internet tales of woe can daunt even the most optimistic faculty job seeker. But Kevin Anzzolin offers his own version of a visitor's guide for the visiting assistant professor.
An anonymous instructor describes 25 years working as an adjunct.
Patrick Iber, working off the tenure track, considers the basics on how those who have tenure-track security should treat those who don't.
Two adjuncts discuss their working lives -- and the ways they respond to the injustices they face.
Academe shuns the many doctoral students who are “all but dissertation.” Jill Yesko proposes another way that would help them and institutions alike: the Certificate of Doctoral Completion.
Cliffton Price considers the work adjuncts are asked to do after their courses (and compensation) are over.
Two adjuncts discuss how they balance their creative interests with course coverage obligations.
As the academic leadership pipeline dries up, colleges should adjust their policies to give non-tenure-track faculty a better shot at administrative jobs, Kristan Venegas and Adrianna Kezar argue.
Two novelists discuss their careers off the tenure track.