Here are two things that journal editors would prefer you didn’t know about your manuscript.
As doctoral students, we privately struggle with anxieties that turn out to be all too commonly shared.
Five books theorizing on monsters, horror, and culture.
Are women judged more harshly for saying no than their male colleagues?
How a Ph.D. in physiology decided to pursue a fund-raising career for a scientific society.
A Ph.D. wonders how to approach applying for her “dream job” at her undergraduate alma mater.
Because they force students with disabilities to ask for accommodation.
It is always better to be the one who leaves voluntarily than the one whom everyone has to work around.
Is it only the tenured who have the freedom to take risks anymore in scholarly writing?
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: backing out of a conference presentation; tips for chairs on writing faculty-assessment letters.
The essential ingredient of learning is time.
Graduate-school culture encourages students to keep their emotional and personal crises to themselves.
Are you considering making the leap from faculty to staff member?
Those students you just failed? Give them a call.
Why women in academe feel our bodies are "always under watch."
If the interview process for a tenure-track job sounds grueling, that’s because it absolutely is.
How often have you had to skip a scholarly conference because you couldn’t take time away from teaching?
Seven scholars reflect on what they learned from their many brushes with defeat.
Burdened by the debt of the past, struggling to survive in the present, contingent faculty often cannot fathom saving for the future.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: plum committee assignments for first-year faculty.
Dealing online with students, administrators, and trolls is now part of the faculty job.
They can do more than rely solely on alumni panels to talk about nonacademic career paths.
Browbeat your students all you want about being professional on email, but follow your own advice.
It can be tricky to manage students with a diagnosed psychiatric condition, but the bigger challenge is dealing with the many who are undiagnosed.
We’re hoping there’s a genuine human being tucked into that interview suit — one who is clear, confident, honest, and self-reflective.
Why graduate students should be allowed to see the letters we write on their behalf.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: tips on teaching a small class; how to fix a negotiating mistake; an admin gets advice on dealing with a faculty bully.
A good midlevel manager can make all the difference in determining whether faculty life is satisfying or unbearable.
Good mentoring makes life easier for a student, but the way in which that happens makes all of the difference.
You can’t build on the successes you achieved this semester if, by the time fall rolls around, you forgot how you achieved them.
Online harassment is a problem for women who write about anything.
Job seekers find plenty of advice on applying to research universities but not so much about how to get hired at liberal-art colleges.
Doctoral training doesn’t exactly prepare us to admit areas of ignorance or demur from participating in some conversations.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: how to manage a senior colleague who's overstepping her bounds; my institute's terrible, no good, very bad work-at-home policy.
Sure, it’s wonderful to get more than one offer, but it’s not stress-free.
Kudos on having an offer in hand. But that’s just the starting point for negotiations. Our experts tell you how to weigh the terms and broker a better outcome.
How to make scholarly conferences accessible for academics with psychiatric disabilities.
The last of a three-part series on an alternative approach to financing a research project.
A primer on what to wear and how to set up your space.
A job candidate wonders when to go on the tenure-track market.
In graduate school, everyone who was anyone told me to focus on my research. Everyone was wrong.
What to say when female students ask if they can "have it all."
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: Should I think twice about taking a job with a heavy courseload?
Instead of Sisyphus in the classroom, you can be a rock star.
Letting insecurity hold you back isn’t helping you or the people who need your talents.
In the process of correcting students’ mistakes, don’t forget to focus some attention on what they’re doing well.
And how to supervise the faculty member writing it.
A Ph.D. candidate worries about being sabotaged on the job market by a difficult adviser.
Five books that most influenced me as a writing instructor.
Finding models of mentoring in places as distinct as Pawnee, Ind., and interstellar space.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: dealing with disrespectful colleagues.
But this time I was both the recommender and the recommended.