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Essay on pursuing an alternative academic career

Brandy Schillace explains how she is transitioning from a tenure-track position to an alt-ac career.

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Essay reflecting on academic work in 2012

Running 'Round the Ivory Tower

Terri E. Givens reflects on a year in which issues of balance and stress received renewed attention -- amid growing worries about the future of academic careers.

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Where English jobs can be found (essay)

Let's be honest with students about the wisdom of going to graduate school in fields like English, writes Kevin Brown -- but let's remember, too, that there are jobs at non-brand-name colleges.

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Essay on how to keep one's C.V. current

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Ph.Do

Keep this important document current, easy to navigate and honest, writes Eszter Hargittai.

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What makes a good colleague? Academics weigh in (essay)

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No campus is an island, none of us stands alone. Maria Shine Stewart offers various definitions of a word often used and rarely discussed.

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Essay on preparing for academic or alt-ac careers

Graduate students en route to Ph.D.s can simultaneously prepare themselves for well-paying non-faculty jobs in higher education, write Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet.

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Trustee-faculty collaboration on search committees (essay)

Katherine Haley on how colleges can ensure that faculty members and trustees work together effectively on presidential search committees.

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Essay on need for boundaries in job interviews and departmental discussions

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Tyro Tracts

Academics ask all kinds of questions and make all kinds of judgments about parts of colleagues' or potential colleagues' lives that are irrelevant to their jobs, writes Nate Kreuter. He says it's time to stop.

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How to find college teaching jobs in English abroad (essay)

English teaching jobs may be hard to come by in the U.S., but many can be found elsewhere -- and Anna Faktorovich offers advice on how to get them.

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Essay on how to learn from other academics' CVs

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You can learn a lot about paths for different kinds of academic careers, writes Eszter Hargittai.

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