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MLA panel considers changes in the academic job search

Incredibly tight academic job market in the humanities is changing strategies of search committees and candidates.

History jobs report indicates that the market may be stabilizing

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History jobs report indicates that the market may be stabilizing and could do so further as the number of new Ph.D.s continues to decline.

University of Helsinki tries anonymized academic hiring

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Pilot project seeks to eliminate bias.

New paper explores what faculty candidates include in their diversity, equity and inclusion statements

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New paper explores just what faculty candidates include in their statements, which are currently the subject of debate.

University of Florida will hire 19 new faculty members in the arts

The College of the Arts will increase its faculty by over 10 percent before the start of the 2019-20 academic year.

Duke says it will stop asking job applicants to disclose past criminal histories

University says it will stop asking job applicants to disclose their past criminal convictions and will wait to do background checks until an applicant has been approved for hire.

Colleges and states scramble to comply with instructor credential rules for dual-credit courses

A recent accreditation policy has many colleges -- particularly in rural areas -- struggling to find qualified instructors to teach popular dual-credit courses for high school students.

Dutch universities fail to meet targets on hiring female professors

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Most Dutch universities are missing goals for hiring increased share of female faculty members.

New calls for clear, easily accessible data on Ph.D. program outcomes in life sciences

Calls for clear, easily accessible data on Ph.D. program outcomes have failed to produce results at any kind of scale. A new coalition of 10 life sciences institutions hopes to change that.

Fordham's English department adds grants for job search expenses for those finishing doctorates

Fordham’s English department is giving those finishing doctorates $4,500 each to help with the many costs associated with finding a position.

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