Tips for the advice-givers on how to be helpful when your protégé leaves academe to pursue a nonfaculty career.
Is it OK to renege on a job offer once you’ve accepted it? That all depends on the nature of the position.
You can’t speed up the academic hiring process, but you can take steps to maintain your sanity as it plays out.
A new book seeks to help scholars vault themselves out of the ivory tower and into the wider world.
Finally, academe has a guide for how to better treat its psychiatrically disabled workers.
The person you present during your two-day visit is the person the search committee will assume you to be.
The hiring profile for a campus-leadership position is often an elaborate, committee-drawn projection of myriad hopes and contradictory needs. Certain meta-qualities, however, tend to stand out as universally sought after, whether the opening is for a department chair or a president. Foremost among them is "vision." As in: "The...
In Part 1 of a new series, "Ice Skating in Hell," a Ph.D. wonders: "Am I out of my ever-loving mind?"
Too many tenure narratives veer wildly between paroxysms of grandiosity and groveling insecurity.
Three books offer different theories and solutions on what helps us get our work done.
Clothing is just one more minefield for female graduate students that their male counterparts do not encounter in the same way.
How to avoid a collective game of “Not It” when the chair’s job opens up.
A debate over whether to ban graduate-student publication suggests not.
Freedom and flexibility are huge pluses of self-employment, but the sheer unpredictability of it can wear you out.
Even in a weak academic job market, you should carefully consider where you want to work and what sort of job you actually want.