Hiring

Drop in Sociology Jobs

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Announcements of openings are down 23 percent over last two years, although searches that don't designate a rank are up.

Staying on the Job

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Survey from TIAA-CREF backs anecdotal evidence that economic downturn is leading professors to delay retirement plans.

The Disappearing Tenure-Track Job

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Study by AFT documents continued growth during the last decade of adjunct jobs as a proportion of the academic work force.

Forced Transparency

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Following series of controversial political appointments, chancellor position for Alabama Community College System now must be publicly advertised when vacant.

'Faring Well' or Disappearing?

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WASHINGTON -- While women are underrepresented on the science faculties of research universities, they are more likely than men to be interviewed for tenure-track jobs and to receive job offers, and if they are hired and stay, they are at least as likely as men to receive tenure. Those are the conclusions of a study requested by Congress and released Tuesday by the National Academies.

Shooting the Messenger?

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One day a contingent faculty member complains about pay. The next day he's fired and escorted off campus.

Firefighters and Professors

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Will a landmark Supreme Court decision on race and hiring have an impact on higher education?

Jobs Filled and Unfilled

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Sociology association finds that despite publicity on canceled searches, most were completed. Odds were better at bachelor's institutions than research universities.

Hiring Women as Full Professors

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U. of Texas has success by deciding not to wait for the pool of younger scholars to come up for advancement.

Job Market Realities

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Political scientists consider changes in criteria for hiring. Should ability to win grants count? Should more grad students be discouraged from staying in programs? Should search chairs get involved with job rumor Web sites?

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