Career Advice

What to Tell Your Grad Students

Faculty members need to learn about non-academic careers and talk up those options, writes Christine Kelly.

Resetting Priorities

Beyond looking for jobs, writes Monica F. Jacobe, new Ph.D.s need to ask themselves tough questions about what really matters.

The Flawed Middle

The procedures of most search committees make sense at the beginning and end of the process, writes Adam Kotsko, but not in between.

Mental Health: Let's Talk

Over the past year we have seen shootings and suicides on various campuses, including here at the University of Texas at Austin, and the shooting in Arizona of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Each of these events has led to reviews of practices for dealing with mental illness. It has also led to people being more willing to talk about these issues.

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.

Rules of the Game

Nate Kreuter explains why grad students and junior faculty should learn parliamentary procedure.

Ah, Bartleby; Ah, Humanities

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


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