Departments favor candidates who seem like they will fit in, and there's nothing wrong with that, writes Jeffrey A. Johnson.
Faculty members with long to-do lists need to think about when and how to trust others with key tasks, writes Nate Kreuter.
Cheryl E. Ball explains how a recent online debate missed truly important issues about mentorship.
Trish Roberts-Miller shares what she wishes she had understood at a difficult point in her career.
Jacob L. Vigdor describes how to seal the deal with your research -- and what to do if that doesn't work.
Jacob L. Vigdor explains how to devise a research agenda and to get the right people aware of your work.
Need reliable information about promotions, leaves and other work-life issues? Elizabeth Simmons offers advice on how to research these matters at your institution.
Matthew Pratt Guterl analyzes a Twitter hashtag for what it says about academic mentoring, the role of senior and junior scholars, technology and the quest to write.
Academics need not only to enjoy their work, but also to pay their rent, writes Nate Kreuter.
It's time to admit the biases in current promotion systems, and to work to prevent them, writes KerryAnn O’Meara.
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