Cover Letters

Cover Letters
March 14, 2016

In any Ph.D. job search, if there is an application process, you should read the instructions before you do anything, writes Natalie Lundsteen. You should take your time, be thoughtful and follow directions.

August 24, 2015

New Ph.D.s need to conquer the negative messages they hear from themselves, writes Sue Levine.

August 19, 2015

Philip Nel has some ideas for those seeking to land on the tenure track.

April 6, 2015

Jake Livengood creates a bracket for the new Ph.D. seeking a position.

February 14, 2015

Jackson Wright Shultz reflects on having a lavender vita.

January 23, 2015

Ellen Mayock goes through the steps.

January 19, 2015

Christine Kelly asks: Are your references helping or hurting your job hunt?

November 17, 2014

Paula Wishart offers advice on how to increase your response rate.

November 14, 2014

Most job advertisements in the humanities and social sciences make the bad mistake of positioning tenure-track search committees to learn much more about applicants’ research than their teaching. In order to make the hiring process better-reflect their needs, many departments should consider taking a teaching-centered approach to their next job search.

October 22, 2014

Melissa Dennihy offers advice on how to juggle the tasks.


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