Katherine Ellison and Cheryl Ball share questions you can expect to hear at an MLA interview.
You can learn a lot about paths for different kinds of academic careers, writes Eszter Hargittai.
Cheryl Ball and Katherine Ellison walk you through what to expect in the hotel room meeting with a search committee.
When your work is under review (but not published or maybe even accepted), can you include it on a C.V.? To do so, you must be honest and consistent, writes Nate Kreuter.
Lori A. Flores writes that both activities are bound to produce some heartbreak along the way.
H. William Rice considers why some good candidates don't connect with those interviewing them, and how to improve your chances of impressing the search committee.
Steven J. Corbett and Teagan E. Decker consider the job search process.
Gerry Canavan explains why networking matters, why "elite" status can hurt you, and some of the contradictions of trying to land a good position.
Ph.D.s from elite universities certainly have some benefits, but they don't necessarily shine on the job market, writes Karen Kelsky.
Even if you find at a campus visit that an institution isn't for you, never show a lack of interest, writes Kathryn Hume.
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