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  • Kevin Van Aelst for The Chronicle

    Admin 101: Prepping for the Job Hunt

    • Jan 30, 2017
    • David D. Perlmutter

    The political risk is weighty and the preparations are burdensome, so make sure you are ready.


    The Diversity Question and the Administrative-Job Interview

    • Jan 19, 2017
    • Richard Utz

    What are the best ways to ask and answer questions about race, ethnicity, and inclusion?

  • Illustration by Stephen Doyle

    Introverts and Interviews

    • Jan 9, 2017
    • Amy Crutchfield

    Advice on making it through a hiring process that tends to reward extroverts.


    Admin 101: Deciding to Lead

    • Jan 1, 2017
    • David D. Perlmutter

    Four key questions to ask yourself (and your family).


    Rebooting Your Search

    • Jul 5, 2016
    • David D. Perlmutter

    What to do next if you were shut out on the faculty market.

  • Why You Weren’t Picked

    • Mar 30, 2016
    • David D. Perlmutter

    Nuclear errors, incompetent committees, and other reasons you weren’t offered the job.

  • Did They Lowball Me?

    • Mar 30, 2016
    • Karen Kelsky

    I didn’t negotiate my starting salary. Is it too late to try now?

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    The Contract Minefield

    • Mar 14, 2016
    • David D. Perlmutter

    A job offer is not the culmination of the hiring process; it’s the beginning of negotiations.

  • Katherine Streeter for The Chronicle

    ‘Operation Keep My Job’

    • Mar 2, 2016
    • Bethany Albertson

    What to do when your third-year review leaves you on shaky ground.

  • Estúdio Reversa /  Creative Commons

    Keep on Script

    • Feb 7, 2016
    • David D. Perlmutter

    The job interview is not a spontaneous exchange, it’s a minefield.

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    So You Want to Be a Dean?

    • Jan 13, 2016
    • Dan Butin

    You’d better be skilled at risk management and compromise.


    Timing Is Everything

    • Jan 10, 2016
    • David D. Perlmutter

    How to juggle job interviews and campus visits and stay focused and sane.

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    Inappropriate, Hostile, and Awkward Moments

    • Dec 7, 2015
    • David D. Perlmutter

    How do you deal with off-putting exchanges in job interviews and meetings?

  • Observatorio Ocupacional / Creative Commons

    Detecting a Bad Fit

    • Nov 2, 2015
    • David D. Perlmutter

    How do you recognize when a department with a job opening is not the place for you?

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    Me and My Shadow CV

    • Oct 18, 2015
    • Devoney Looser

    What would my vita look like if it recorded not just the successes of my professional life but also the many, many rejections.

  • Solvay Conference 1927 (BENJAMIN COUPRIE / WIKIMED

    Why I Love Academic Conferences

    • Apr 22, 2015
    • Devoney Looser

    How to get the most out of your field's annual meeting.


    Interviewing While LGBTQ

    • Apr 6, 2015
    • Richard D. Reitsma

    The questions and issues you should think about on the academic job market.


    7 Hazards of the Campus Interview

    • Jan 26, 2015
    • Nancy Scott Hanway

    How to handle inappropriate questions, random comments, and offers of alcohol.

  • Negotiation 101

    • Mar 25, 2014
    • Sydni Dunn

    Advice from eight academics on how to negotiate a faculty job offer.

  • OK, Let’s Talk About Negotiating Salary

    • Mar 24, 2014
    • Karen Kelsky

    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.