Career Advice

Why We Said No

Timothy Larsen answers the top questions he hears, as a member of a faculty search committee, from those who don't get the job.

Post-Convention Strategy

If your interviews at your disciplinary association's annual meeting didn't land you campus visits, what's next? Anna Faktorovich explores the options.

Should You Teach Online?

Chloe Yelena Miller offers advice on deciding whether to make the leap, and how to do so.

Leaving Tenure Behind

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Eliza Woolf interviews a woman who gave up tenure to focus on a career path outside academe.

Negotiate Like a Professor

Adam Fulton discusses how to get the best offer (and risks to avoid) for those going for first tenure-track job in a tough job market.

Models for Post-University Life

With higher education no longer a reliable patron of work in arts and letters, it's time to consider new approaches to living the life of the mind, writes Andrew Taggart.

The Answers That Matter

Alain-Philippe Durand considers the many ways you interact with a search committee, and why they all matter.

Dual Career Administrators

Michael and Carol Harter write about rising through the ranks, trade-offs and commutes.

Being COMPetitive

Randall McClure considers how literature scholars facing a terrible job market can become good candidates for writing positions.

Our Failure of Imagination

Andrew Taggart continues his consideration of the life of the mind, outside the university.

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