Is it ethical to participate in a search that has concealed preferences for the hire?
Sometimes it’s not easy to tell whether a hiring department is more interested in your scholarship or your pedagogy.
How do you approach the job market if you are a traditional Ph.D. applying for an interdisciplinary opening, or vice versa?
They made you an offer that you may want to refuse.
What’s the best way to respond when your dream job in administration quickly turns into a nightmare?
Do candidates and their letter-writers a favor: Don’t ask for documents you don’t actually need at the initial screening stage.
In Part 2 of the series "Ice Skating in Hell," a Ph.D. offers a rundown of where she applied, and why.
Formal risk-management methods might be overkill, but you can learn how to informally evaluate the potential hazards facing your projects.
Search committees want to see how you teach, not how you use PowerPoint.
Be on the lookout for the big-picture agenda when search committees ask you a seemingly narrow question
The person you present during your two-day visit is the person the search committee will assume you to be.
In Part 1 of a new series, "Ice Skating in Hell," a Ph.D. wonders: "Am I out of my ever-loving mind?"