Even after gaining tenure, Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra warn, you may well face a relentless and often invisible set of career demands that can confuse and frustrate family members.
Women in academe continue to face far more challenges than men do, writes Renate Ysseldyk.
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.
Lucia Taylor discusses the realities of life in academe.
Sonja K. Foss and William Waters provide guidance on how to create the best relationship with your dissertation adviser.
Joseph Barber reviews 12 months' worth of career advice.
Frantic? Stressed? Overwhelmed? Rena Seltzer recommends five ways that women in academe can avoid being pulled in too many directions.
Some people struggle with disappointment and disengagement when they move from one rank to another. Kerry Ann Rockquemore gives advice on how to avoid that.
Candidates for tenure should not count on their departments or colleagues to clearly lay out what's expected of them, Rena Seltzer writes.
Christopher Garland found unexpected challenges and rewards in his new faculty job, and he shares some lessons for others seeking that holy grail.