Amid tight academic job market in the U.S., Germany pushes Ph.D. students to get postdocs in America -- then to come home and promote change.
Minority students at community colleges are more likely to succeed when they have minority instructors, study finds. For white students, performance drops.
Number of searches was up dramatically in 2010, but still lags figures from 2008. And grad students' interests create "mismatch" issues with available positions.
To succeed in job interviews, especially during the economic downturn, grad students need to shift mindsets, write Cheryl Reed and Dawn M. Formo.
Ellen Spertus reviews the practical issues one needs to handle before leaving.
To thrive in this era, faculty members need to think about departments and disciplines in strategic ways that aren't taught in graduate school, writes Martin S. Edwards.
Discipline shows signs of an improved job market, with strong gains in assistant professor positions. Plus a new analysis of tenure decisions.
Matt Might shares ideas on the tools you need when traveling for interviews.
Colleges that tried the approach to save money on initial screening shouldn't go back to the meat market of conferences, writes Lynn Lubamersky.
A colleague's tragically early death prompts Teresa Mangum to consider the qualities those starting their careers need -- especially in such difficult times.
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