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Posted: May 13, 2016

Yes, I would like to be a tenured professor, writes Julie Shayne, but I decided to choose happiness over self-implosion.

Posted: May 12, 2016

Monica F. Jacobe provides five rules to help people with Ph.D.s who still want to produce scholarship yet work in professional jobs that don't...

Posted: May 09, 2016

You don't need to rely on an adviser or other people to answer all your career-related questions, writes Joseph Barber. You can just use your own...

Posted: May 02, 2016

Graduate students need to recruit advisers who genuinely care about their goals, particularly when it comes to careers, writes James M. Van Wyck...

Posted: Apr 29, 2016

Rima Nimri, a graduate student in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, was chosen as a 2016...

Posted: Apr 22, 2016

If you do enough internal work, at some point you realize that you need to be the person you want to be in academe -- no matter what the...

Posted: Apr 21, 2016

Faye Halpern describes what she's learned as a co-editor of a journal as well as a literary scholar trying to get her own research published.

Posted: Apr 21, 2016

From ABD to P&T, higher education has its own language (and we’re not even talking about discipline-specific jargon or academese). Most...

Posted: Apr 13, 2016

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of education scholars converged on the District of Columbia this week for the annual meeting of the American Education...

Posted: Apr 13, 2016

When you see microaggressions occurring against colleagues, how should you respond? Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers guidance.

Posted: Apr 12, 2016

When it comes to academic job interviews, practice doesn’t always make perfect, warns Robert Simon.

Posted: Apr 11, 2016

Working on your career is a lifelong pursuit. Saundra Loffredo offers guidelines to keep you on the right track.

Posted: Mar 25, 2016

Several colleges and specialty programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago rose significantly in the latest U.S. News & World Report...

Posted: Mar 07, 2016

Thinking about metaphors as they frame your career is not merely a fun thought experiment but also a way to test assumptions you've made, writes...

Posted: Mar 04, 2016

You don't have to follow the traditional advice to improve and enjoy your writing, says Jane Ward.

Posted: Feb 24, 2016

The shift from a subordinate learner as a grad student to a would-be peer on the job market is one of the most predictable traumas in an academic'...

Posted: Feb 22, 2016

A job interview is a conversation, writes Jake Livengood, and to engage in it effectively, you must be a good listener.

Posted: Feb 05, 2016

In order for email to have less control over your life, you need to start to take control of it, argues Tanya Golash-Boza.

Posted: Feb 01, 2016

The impression you give when you first meet people can make or break your career opportunities. Saundra Loffredo provides tips for ensuring the...

Posted: Jan 29, 2016

What are the things academic job seekers definitely should not do? Melissa Dennihy provides a list.