The political risk is weighty and the preparations are burdensome, so make sure you are ready.
What are the best ways to ask and answer questions about race, ethnicity, and inclusion?
Advice on making it through a hiring process that tends to reward extroverts.
Four key questions to ask yourself (and your family).
What to do next if you were shut out on the faculty market.
Nuclear errors, incompetent committees, and other reasons you weren’t offered the job.
I didn’t negotiate my starting salary. Is it too late to try now?
A job offer is not the culmination of the hiring process; it’s the beginning of negotiations.
What to do when your third-year review leaves you on shaky ground.
The job interview is not a spontaneous exchange, it’s a minefield.
You’d better be skilled at risk management and compromise.
How to juggle job interviews and campus visits and stay focused and sane.
How do you deal with off-putting exchanges in job interviews and meetings?
How do you recognize when a department with a job opening is not the place for you?
What would my vita look like if it recorded not just the successes of my professional life but also the many, many rejections.
How to get the most out of your field's annual meeting.
The questions and issues you should think about on the academic job market.
How to handle inappropriate questions, random comments, and offers of alcohol.
Advice from eight academics on how to negotiate a faculty job offer.
Don't panic: It's overwhelmingly unlikely that asking for more money will get your offer rescinded. Still, it's important to go about this the right way.