Job candidates with the misfortune to be searching for tenure-track positions this year or next will need as many career options as they can get.
The initial meeting of candidate and committee can be awkward and even misleading, but it doesn’t have to be.
How a virtual search process can lead to better, more equitable hiring.
Search committees routinely ask candidates to submit a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here’s what not to write.
It’s demeaning to find out about the status of your faculty application from an academic-jobs wiki. When and why did departments normalize this?
A look at the pros and cons of jumping from an institution that appears to be a sinking ship, given all that is happening in higher-education land.
What job candidates need to know about seeking a teaching position at a two-year college.
Covid-19 means this fall is unlike any other in academe, and so is the experience of settling into a new leadership position
Seven tips from a seasoned practitioner on how to select and get value out of your next online academic conference.
Offered a “graceful exit” and time to search for a new leadership job, a former dean made a different choice and wonders about the fallout.
Nine tips for administrative job candidates on how to avoid the many minefields of interviewing by video from home.
A look at what the Covid-19 crisis might mean for untenured faculty members on and off the tenure track, and for new and returning doctoral students.
A common question from job candidates is how to cope with a major disconnect between the place where they earned a Ph.D. and the campuses that are hiring.
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.
Hint for candidates: Why should we seriously consider you when you haven't seriously considered us?
Should you think about going back on the faculty job market?
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.