Five steps a department took to adapt its usual search process amid Covid-19 and hire a new faculty member remotely.
Nine tips for administrative job candidates on how to avoid the many minefields of interviewing by video from home.
Three things you shouldn’t say to a community-college hiring committee and four other remarks best avoided at any type of campus interview.
After five years as a TA, the last thing I wanted to do was provide any institution with free labor. Here’s why I did it anyway.
As soon as they walk in the door, doctoral students need a workshop on their job prospects — and not just the ones in academe.
Where are the white guys when we talk about changing the way Ph.D.s are advised and trained?
What’s most important on a Ph.D.’s application for a tenure-track job might be least important in applying for many nonacademic ones.
In applying to small liberal-arts colleges, your local ties may be worth bringing up in your application.
After five unsuccessful years on the tenure-track market, a Ph.D. left academe and discovered it's not the only place you can lead a fulfilling life of inquiry in the humanities.
Hint for candidates: Why should we seriously consider you when you haven’t seriously considered us?
Why write an application letter so dry that even you wouldn’t want to read it?
For graduate students going on the faculty market, the job talk is where you can really shine — or very publicly fail.
Here is a primer on the jargon of the academic-job market, aimed at early-career scholars preparing for their search this fall.
The way we hire tenure-track professors takes a toll on candidates and departments. Here’s how the system could be better.
It’s not just a written record of your credentials. It’s an argument in favor of you. Draft it with that in mind.