Seeking Tenure

Seeking Tenure
June 8, 2015

Greg Colón Semenza and Garrett A. Sullivan Jr. share some of the reflections in their new book about careers in academe -- notwithstanding all the negative stories.

June 3, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore describes how to woo a key backer for your academic career.

May 27, 2015

Sometimes an academic has to ignore a few rules to get things done, writes Nate Kreuter.

May 20, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers questions for pretenure academics to consider before getting active on controversial topics on social media.

May 6, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers advice for faculty members feeling exhausted by racial battle fatigue.

May 1, 2015

Jonathan Wynn spent six years as a visiting assistant professor and offers advice (and warnings) to those who might find themselves on a similar path.

April 22, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers advice on how to handle a criticism that many receive on the road to tenure -- and a perception that needs to be faced promptly.



April 8, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore takes a question about an offer to write a textbook and discusses the need to have a system for figuring out when to say yes and when not to.

April 1, 2015

To win tenure, you should constantly write and constantly seek feedback, without worrying too much if some of the feedback is negative, write Kenneth Womack and Nichola D. Gutgold.

March 25, 2015

The thrill of being hired for a tenure-track job can easily be replaced by feeling all alone in a new town, far from your loved ones. Kerry Ann Rockquemore helps you evaluate your options.


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