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Posted: Nov 04, 2015

When talking with potential employers, you should communicate in a way that projects clear and detailed images rather than complex and distorted...

Posted: Oct 02, 2015

Sonja K. Foss and William Waters provide guidance on how to create the best relationship with your dissertation adviser.

Posted: Sep 28, 2015

Joseph Barber reviews 12 months' worth of career advice.

Posted: Sep 16, 2015

If you don't follow certain standard conventions when giving an academic job talk, you risk communicating a lack of professionalism, writes Philip...

Posted: Sep 09, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore writes about the importance of being specific about your needs.

Posted: Sep 04, 2015

Lanny Arvan shares the lessons he picked up from intense discussions with three international students.

Posted: Aug 28, 2015

Julie Dodd shares the advice she gives graduate students about to teach undergrads for the first time -- and reminds professors of their...

Posted: Jul 30, 2015

A succession of bibliometric studies carried out in recent years suggest that international collaboration has a significant positive effect on the...

Posted: Jul 27, 2015

Joseph Barber explores how to think about your résumé -- and how to reshape the language you use -- if you are a new Ph.D. looking for employment...

Posted: Jul 13, 2015

There may not be an opening, but there is opportunity, and you always need a strategy, writes Stephanie K. Eberle.

Posted: Jul 10, 2015

Public speaking can be scary, and struggling with it can hurt your career. Aisha Langford offers advice on how you can improve your speaking...

Posted: Jul 01, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore has advice for a young academic who feels bad about every minute spent in anything but work.

Posted: Jun 29, 2015

Every new Ph.D. needs a plan B, writes Thomas Magaldi.

Posted: Jun 23, 2015

Critics have long said graduate students in the humanities take too long -- a decade is not uncommon -- to earn their Ph.D.s. But the calls for...

Posted: Jun 17, 2015

Students expect their teachers to be prepared to lead, but sometimes that simply isn't the case.

With a wide variety of teacher...

Posted: Jun 16, 2015

A group of renowned disability studies scholars, including UIC's Lennard Davis, are seeking to clarify what makes a book accessible with a set of...

Posted: Jun 12, 2015

Avoiding conflict almost always backfires. Aisha Langford offers guidance on how to approach tough discussions.

Posted: Jun 10, 2015

At many interviews for faculty jobs these days, you'll be asked about assessment. Melissa Dennihy offers some ideas on how to answer.

Posted: Jun 08, 2015

Greg Colón Semenza and Garrett A. Sullivan Jr. share some of the reflections in their new book about careers in academe -- notwithstanding all the...

Posted: Jun 03, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore describes how to woo a key backer for your academic career.