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Posted: Aug 23, 2017

Doctorate, publication(s), postdoctoral fellowship, teaching experience: the list of common qualifications for a tenure-track academic job gets...

Posted: Jul 13, 2017

What sustains faculty members are relationships with others, write Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra, who outline how to identify mentors and how...

Posted: Jul 10, 2017

It’s an excellent way for Ph.D.s and postdocs to articulate how their skills might add value to organizations that lie outside their traditional...

Posted: Jul 06, 2017

When Tina Cheuk discovered firsthand that academe can still penalize women in their childbearing years, she founded a network for positive change...

Posted: Jul 03, 2017

Finding your passion in one particular area and cultivating it more intensely is a useful strategy, advises Adriana Bankston.

Posted: Jun 07, 2017

Academics can -- and should -- speak to the general public, and they can do so without compromising their scholarly lives, argue Christopher...

Posted: May 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education will award one contract to Navient, GreatNet, or the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency to service...

Posted: May 17, 2017

Terri E. Givens describes her advancement through high school and college -- and how Ph.D. programs should value students from unconventional...

Posted: Mar 27, 2017

University of Illinois at Chicago can't often claim bragging rights over its bigger sibling downstate, certainly not when it comes to tech. But...

Posted: Mar 16, 2017

The Trump administration today unveiled its "America First" budget -- a plan that would make deep cuts to some student aid programs and...

Posted: Mar 13, 2017

Pallavi Eswara raises the most important ones -- and also provides some answers.

Posted: Mar 08, 2017

Just about everyone is trying to cope with new circumstances and environments, writes Victoria Reyes, who provides some helpful advice.

Posted: Feb 27, 2017

Never again after graduate school will you have access to so many free, high-quality career development services, writes Melissa Dalgleish, who...

Posted: Feb 24, 2017

Dealing with both pregnancy and a Ph.D. were challenge enough, writes Whitney N. Laster Pirtle, without the unexpected additional burdens that she...

Posted: Feb 24, 2017

 David N. Figlio and Morton Schapiro share the results of a study in which they examined what, if any, link exists between the two.

Posted: Feb 23, 2017

A bad abstract won’t by itself cause journal editors to reject a scholarly article, but it does incline them toward an initial negative answer,...

Posted: Jan 23, 2017

Determining what your skills are, what you enjoy doing and what is important to you is fundamental to career development, writes Natalie Lundsteen...

Posted: Jan 18, 2017

Christina Berchini provides tips for embarking on the job market for the first time.

Posted: Jan 13, 2017

Whatever your goals are, keeping careful track of your work can help you stay focused on them, writes Shannon Craigo-Snell.

Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Want to be a leading scientist? You’ll need perseverance, perfectionism, curiosity and openness to new experiences, according to research....

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