Paula Krebs writes about the need for graduate programs at research universities to learn about the colleges that will actually employ their new Ph.D.s.
Professors at two South Texas institutions support the creation of a new, combined university, but see recent actions raising questions about job security and faculty roles.
Slight changes in phrasing can make all the difference in networking, cover letters, interviews and your mindset about a job search, writes Joseph Barber.
Cheryl E. Ball explains the various ways job candidates in humanities fields are asked to describe what they study -- and why these descriptions are important.
William Bradley explains how he found perspective on the tough academic job market.
If you are looking for a job, post-Ph.D., you need to always be ready to make connections, writes Christine Kelly.
Experts who help graduate students prepare for a range of careers explain their new column.
In his first public remarks since losing his job offer, controversial scholar says he still wants to teach at U. of Illinois.
Grad students face real risks by going on the market before they are ready, writes Cheryl E. Ball.
Philip N. Howard identifies the lines that are needed in every cover letter by a graduate student or new Ph.D. seeking an academic job.
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