British academics find odds so long to win funding in the social sciences that some wonder why they bother trying.
Social scientists who study disaster have seen their field expand dramatically in recent years, and new earthquakes and hurricanes offer new material for research.
Jury rejects battery charge against Valdosta professor who shut a student's laptop. He's been cleared to teach, but told this will be his last year.
The job application process is a little like Internet dating, writes Kevin Brown. Keep that in mind, he says, when putting together your cover letters.
Job interviewers often avoid asking questions about candidates' areas of expertise out of fear of “discriminating.” What’s wrong with discrimination? asks Mikita Brottman.
With college instructor jobs harder to come by, Kevin Brown lays out the advantages (and drawbacks) of working at independent secondary schools.
Mikita Brottman offers six tips for those interviewing faculty members in this challenging year.
For meaningful interaction with colleagues, avoid the national mega-meetings, writes Kevin Brown.
A department chairman recounts the many ways that nepotism and conflicts of Interest can interfere with the faculty hiring and promotion process.
Sabbaticals aren't just about writing books, writes Russ Olwell, who discusses the value he gained from his.
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