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Posted: Feb 18, 2015

New MLA analysis sheds light on the much-bemoaned job market for humanities Ph.D.s.

Posted: Feb 17, 2015

New international study compares young adults in U.S. with those of other O.E.C.D. nations -- and the results won't cheer Americans.

Posted: Feb 17, 2015

Editor discusses new volume on the importance of key disciplines to solving key societal problems.

Posted: Feb 16, 2015

Melissa Dennihy writes about what to do when dining is part of the interview process.

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

You don't need to spend every waking minute on work, and doing so may not help you achieve your goals, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

Posted: Feb 03, 2015

Budget details president's signature higher ed proposals -- free community college, Pell bonuses for colleges and expanded tax credits -- and some...

Posted: Feb 23, 2015

If you've done well with the search committee, your next stop on a campus visit may be the dean's office. Melissa Dennihy prepares you.

Posted: Jan 30, 2015

Marcelle Dougan offers tips for staying on track.

Posted: Jan 28, 2015

The new site 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication charts the tech explosion. Scott McLemee has a look.

Posted: Jan 26, 2015

Joseph Barber wants you to bring excitement and story-telling to the way you talk about your research.

Posted: Jan 21, 2015

Melissa Dennihy offers tips for job candidates on a crucial part of the campus visit.

Posted: Jan 19, 2015

Christine Kelly asks: Are your references helping or hurting your job hunt?

Posted: Jan 05, 2015

Grad students can be strategic about being employable later, writes Karla P. Zepeda.

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.