Just because academics have grown up with video doesn’t mean they are masters of self-presentation on camera. Here is a primer.
You don’t want the search committee to think you sound like a panicked undergraduate trying to explain why a paper is late.
Five lessons from the experience of applying for the tenure-track version of your previously contingent job.
There are many good reasons to teach in the two-year sector, but you need to be aware of the drawbacks, too.
Across the entire discipline, there’s only one subfield where the number of tenure-track postings is higher today than it was 20 years ago.
You’ve already interviewed with the whole search committee in Round 1. Why do you have to repeat that exercise in Round 2?
One of the most common mistakes that new Ph.D.s make on the job market is ignoring the two-year sector.
Deflect your doctoral students’ excessive praise by emphasizing that academe is a workplace — not a holy order.
The academic year is just under way and it’s already time to consider whether to go back on the faculty job market.
For Ph.D.s, figuring out how to describe your "transferable skills" is a lot harder than it looks.
It should make us look far more closely at how we advise graduate students.
A faculty-search process that used to be finite and uniform is now year-round, scattershot, and ruthless.
If it seems as if you’re just kicking the tires, your candidacy will fall flat.
In the literary humanities, a sea change is underway in the job-search process and the discipline itself.
Here’s how to assist your new colleagues in their first year on the campus.