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Defending an Ousted Chair

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Removal of political science chair at Georgia Southern leaves faculty leaders and others frustrated and angry.

Dressing for Success

If interview season is coming up, now is the time to think about attire and how to pay for that new outfit, writes Lee Skallerup Bessette.

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'No More Plan B'

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Leaders of history association, arguing that academic job market isn't getting better, call for new ideas on career paths, and adjustments in doctoral education.

Pay Attention to the Job Ad

Cheryl Reed and Dawn M. Formo explain how to use position announcements to improve your chances.

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Pay Attention to the Job Ad

Cheryl Reed and Dawn M. Formo explain how to use position announcements to improve your chances.

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Battle for German Brains

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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.

An 'Instructor Like Me'

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Minority students at community colleges are more likely to succeed when they have minority instructors, study finds. For white students, performance drops.

Sociology Job Market Improves

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Number of searches was up dramatically in 2010, but still lags figures from 2008. And grad students' interests create "mismatch" issues with available positions.

Think Like a Colleague

To succeed in job interviews, especially during the economic downturn, grad students need to shift mindsets, write Cheryl Reed and Dawn M. Formo.

Preparing for Interviews

Ellen Spertus reviews the practical issues one needs to handle before leaving.

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