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Money Matters

Fatimah Williams Castro,

What to consider in determining your compensation requirements and evaluating an offer.
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Working When Your Brain Isn’t

Katie Rose Guest Pryal,

I don’t ask, “What is the matter with me?,” because I already know the answer to that question.
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Time to Retire the Adjunct Stigma

David Gooblar,

Adjuncts are postdoctoral teaching fellows. Search committees must start seeing them as the veteran pedagogical experts they are.
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Do I Sound Pushy?

Karen Kelsky,

In a two-page cover letter, it is a mistake to waste a single word on empty filler verbiage.
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Surviving an Academic Slump

Theresa MacPhail,

Your first book is out, and you have an excellent idea for the next one. So why can’t you seem to get started?
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Welcome to the Vitae Vault

Looking for advice on finding an academic job and managing your career? Planning to make the leap to a nonfaculty career? Either way, there's a mountain of useful advice to be found in Vitae's archives.
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Dean with a Bag

George Justice,

Adjusting to administrative life after a medical leave.
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What’s Your BATNA?

Katie Rose Guest Pryal,

It’s your “best alternative to a negotiated agreement,” and having a strong one in hand improves your bargaining position.
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Should We All Be Grading Blind?

David Gooblar,

That would mean giving up the pedagogical benefits of knowing who has done the work we’re grading.
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Does Cold-Calling Ever Work?

Karen Kelsky,

What to expect when you inquire about a job at a department that hasn’t advertised an opening.
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How to Get a Useful Critique

Amy Benson Brown,

Just as there is a craft to writing, there is also a craft to getting constructive feedback on your drafts.
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Adding Before Subtracting

Allison M. Vaillancourt,

How do you live a life that is full without bursting at the seams?
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Making Drafts Count

David Gooblar,

Here’s how to get students to take them more seriously.
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Introducing JobTracker

Maren Wood and Brock Read,

A little over a year ago, we announced a plan to figure out who's getting the tenure-track jobs that are so desperately coveted. Now we've got something to show you: a beta version of an interactive tool that takes a data-driven look at the academic job market.
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'Dear Forums ...': How Do I Write a Job Ad?

Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: faculty cubicles; American-style recommendation letters; CV gaps and the stay-at-home dad.
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Does Faith Ever Fit?

Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts,

A college professor wrestles with how her Christian beliefs are viewed in academia.
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A Q&A with Miya Tokumitsu

Kelly J. Baker,

An interview with the academic and writer about her new book on the myth of “do what you love.”

November 8