Seeking Tenure

Seeking Tenure
November 14, 2014

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.

November 7, 2014

International graduate students are faced with an added challenge on the U.S. job market -- get a job or go home -- but it's possible to turn their foreignness to their advantage, Christopher Garland writes.

October 29, 2014

Nate Kreuter considers the realities of rejection -- and dealing with rejection -- in academic careers.

October 20, 2014

Conference coming up? Mandi Stewart offers tips for making the most of it.

October 10, 2014

Aimee LaPointe Terosky shares three key strategies.

October 3, 2014

William Bradley explains how he found perspective on the tough academic job market.

October 1, 2014

People starting academic careers, just like everyone else, can find themselves overwhelmed, writes Nate Kreuter. And they don't need to be afraid to seek assistance from colleagues.


September 24, 2014

Going on the job market without a nearly done dissertation can not only help some people economically but may spur them to finish up, writes Melissa Dennihy.

August 25, 2014

It's possible to be a successful academic without working more than 40 hours a week, writes Trish Roberts-Miller.

August 18, 2014

Changing jobs can stress out a professor. Cathy Day has done it four times, and offers advice on adjusting to a new college.


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