Career Advice

Bad Advice

College presidents can have their administrations done in by not getting the right kind of feedback, writes Patrick Sanaghan.

Landing Online Teaching Jobs

Chloe Yelena Miller discusses the similarities and differences between the search process for classroom and virtual positions.

The Money Round

Thomas Wright reviews essentials for a successful campus visit: good answers, a flexible attitude and enough food and coffee to get through a long day.

The Part-Time Grad Student

Departments need to recognize this cohort, and provide help that will lead to jobs later, writes Cory Owen.

Ah, Bartleby; Ah, Humanities

Louis Betty wants grad students to know just how bad the job market is these days.

10 Tips for Junior Faculty

Daniel S. Hamermesh urges those starting on the tenure track at research universities to have a tight focus on their publishing and their time.

'Seduction of the Leader'

In a previous article, we discussed a pernicious dynamic that many campus presidents are victims of as they endeavor to lead their institutions. We identified it as "the seduction of the leader," a term that was first introduced to us by our colleague Rodney Napier. In short, it describes how presidents often do not receive pertinent information and honest feedback about their ideas because followers are reluctant to provide it to them.

Picking a Postdoc Post

Douglas Natelson suggests approaches in the physical sciences.

Advice for Grad Students

Stephen C. Stearns offers advice on taking charge of a doctoral program.

Tales From 3 Searches

An anonymous faculty member describes the realities of the process at community colleges -- and critiques search committees.

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