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Posted: Dec 15, 2014

Joseph Barber reviews websites and databases that can help the Ph.D. or postdoc doing a job search.

Posted: Dec 12, 2014

About to interview for an academic position? Elizabeth Simmons suggests how to ask questions that convey your enthusiasm and readiness for the...

Posted: Dec 10, 2014

Nate Kreuter seeks more productivity by making better use of those groups of minutes between major tasks.

Posted: Nov 24, 2014

What do you do after making the difficult decision to seek a non-academic career? Maggie Gover outlines some first steps.
 

Posted: Nov 21, 2014

Don't assume what your colleague is thinking -- in-person discussion can avoid misunderstanding and build constructive relationships, writes John...

Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Timothy L. Killeen, a researcher in geophysics who has been leading the State University of New York’s research foundation for two years,...

Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Kerry Ann Rockquemore answers the questions she most often receives from minority scholars launching their careers.

Posted: Nov 17, 2014

Paula Wishart offers advice on how to increase your response rate.

Posted: Nov 14, 2014

Most job advertisements in the humanities and social sciences make the bad mistake of positioning tenure-track search committees to learn much...

Posted: Nov 03, 2014

Most black and Latino doctoral students in STEM fields are not earning their degrees within 7 years, and many are leaving their programs, new...

Posted: Oct 20, 2014

Conference coming up? Mandi Stewart offers tips for making the most of it.

Posted: Oct 14, 2014

Welcome to The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s grants database.  Explore our grantmaking history using the map with filters for program area, amount...

Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Slight changes in phrasing can make all the difference in networking, cover letters, interviews and your mindset about a job search, writes Joseph...

Posted: Oct 10, 2014

Aimee LaPointe Terosky shares three key strategies.

Posted: Oct 08, 2014

Melissa Nicolas writes about professors who saw a candidate as a human being first.

Posted: Sep 22, 2014

Experts who help graduate students prepare for a range of careers explain their new column.

Posted: Sep 17, 2014

A successful pitch to a liberal arts college needs to involve more than just doing the opposite of what one might do for a research university,...

Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Unemployment was up in 2010, but is down in 2013.

Posted: Sep 03, 2014

Philip N. Howard identifies the lines that are needed in every cover letter by a graduate student or new Ph.D. seeking an academic job.

Posted: Aug 14, 2014

A visit to one of the country's most distinctive medical museums reminds Elizabeth H. Simmons how the humanities can bolster science and why...

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