Is it OK to renege on a job offer once you’ve accepted it? That all depends on the nature of the position.
Why bother if an inside candidate is in line for the job?
Ph.D.s applying to teach at two-year campuses will encounter a very different sort of job interview.
Not the obsessive type, but the kind whose support shows your work has reached people.
What do you do when you’re not included in the new president’s plans?
The person you present during your two-day visit is the person the search committee will assume you to be.
Search committees have to comb through dozens of pages in each candidate's application. Here is how we do it, and what we're looking for.
How to project a positive image during a campus interview.
On why you need to maintain and prune your network of contacts.
My experience on the market was just one data point, not a complete description of a highly stochastic process.
What if you couldn’t get a job because of that thing — that stupid thing from so long ago?
A cheat sheet for making a potential contact without gushing or embarrassing yourself.
Whether it happens at an airport or via Skype, here’s what candidates need to know.
Effective networking isn't slimy — it's sincere, deep, and generous.
10 things you should know about becoming an administrator.
They warn you about the job market but not necessarily all the other ways in which you might not fit faculty life.
If you find it difficult to be transparent, then you're likely in the search for the wrong reasons.
Two hiring seasons, and 112 applications.
Sorry, there’s no avoiding the tedious, heavy paperwork involved in seeking an academic-leadership post.
No, this is not an argument for women to act more like men in the hiring process.