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.
New Ph.D.s need to conquer the negative messages they hear from themselves, writes Sue Levine.
Philip Nel has some ideas for those seeking to land on the tenure track.
Jake Livengood creates a bracket for the new Ph.D. seeking a position.
Jackson Wright Shultz reflects on having a lavender vita.
Ellen Mayock goes through the steps.
Christine Kelly asks: Are your references helping or hurting your job hunt?
Paula Wishart offers advice on how to increase your response rate.
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.
Melissa Dennihy offers advice on how to juggle the tasks.