Should faculty members be concerned if administrators check references who were not supplied by job candidates?
Kerry Ann Rockquemore describes how to woo a key backer for your academic career.
It's important to be prepared for illegal questions, and to think through how you want to respond to them, writes Natalie Lundsteen.
Time is limited, but doctoral students and postdocs need to keep adding skills, writes Thomas Magaldi.
If visiting assistant professorships get a bad rap, one college says it does them better.
In hiring of tenure-track STEM instructors, female, black and Latino academics have an edge, while Asians are at a disadvantage. But the picture for tenure is more nuanced -- and women with young children lose out.
Jake Livengood creates a bracket for the new Ph.D. seeking a position.
Natalie Lundsteen discusses calendars and scheduling in the new Ph.D. job search.
College send subtle and not-so-subtle messages to new faculty hires, and frequently these early lessons hurt morale and the sense of community, writes Becky Wai-Ling Packard.
Karla P. Zepeda recalls a set of odd and inappropriate interview questions -- and how she dealt with them.
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