Are new graduate programs a good idea? Lee Skallerup Bessette asks and answers.
Penelope Trunk explains why grad degrees are a bad idea.
The scholarship of teaching isn’t being given a lot of credit, especially in promotion and tenure cases.
Post-docs are becoming more usual in the humanities.
Two career guides explain how to make it through the first-round interview.
Leonard Cassuto demystifies the dissertation proposal.
The economy means that even established professors are stuck where they are.
The job market for geographers has taken a turn for the positive.
Should you use a dossier service in your job search? As in everything else in academia, it depends.
Do you know what a given interview question is trying to get at? You should.
After Academe talks about how to quit adjuncting.
Meanness is not the same as being critical.
Graduate enrollments are down for the first time in forever, but it’s unclear what that means.
The National Science Foundation responds to research that documents science culture’s hostility to family building (especially for women), with new policies designed to make it easier to do science and have a family.
Lennard J. Davis calls out academia for neither including disability within categories of diversity nor being able to talk about it.
Just because it’s illegal doesn’t mean you won’t get asked that question in an interview. Here’s how to handle the inappropriate query.
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