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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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The role of humor in the campus work place (essay)

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As the semester concludes, your battery may be running low. Reflect on the potential energy of humor to help you recharge, Maria Shine Stewart suggests.

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Essay on confronting academic perfectionism in yourself

Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

Concluding a series, Kerry Ann Rockquemore suggests three ways to move forward.

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Essay on how to list scholarship that hasn't been published yet

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Tyro Tracts

When your work is under review (but not published or maybe even accepted), can you include it on a C.V.? To do so, you must be honest and consistent, writes Nate Kreuter.

 

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Why academic administration should hold appeal for faculty leaders (essay)

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Why become an academic leader? Elizabeth Simmons argues that it offers a unique opportunity to extend a love of teaching into novel realms.

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Essay on academics who do too many things

Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

The tasks you are doing well may be holding you back from excelling in the tasks at which you need to do well, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

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Start of series of essays about dealing with academic perfectionism

Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers questions to help you determine whether you have a problem.

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