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.
Three small ways to improve learning by giving students a measure of control.
It’s exhausting to keep explaining the adjunct plight to people who refuse to really listen.
How often should you email the committee chair to ask how the search is progressing?
A former adjunct who is now on the administrative-career path ponders his new role within the university.
Publications you produced to get a tenure-track job will most likely play no role in your effort to keep that job.
That means it can be learned.
Instead of failing students for intellectual dishonesty, shouldn’t we try to help them not fail?
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: 'Unrecommendation letters' and transitioning from faculty to staff.
A book does not just emerge fully grown from the ugly chrysalis of the dissertation.
Yes, there is a such a thing as a good meeting.
A detailed class plan full of bullet points is a security blanket. Maybe it’s time to leave more to chance?
We shouldn’t let the gospel of meditation seduce us into a false calm about inequities or injustices.
It’s not about sucking up to professors, it’s about respecting their time and showing you’re worth it.
Brokering a better job offer is full of dangers and pitfalls for women that men don’t have to face.
The path from professor to department chair seems obvious, but exactly how you make that transition is seldom so.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: silence during negotiations, summer health insurance, and dealing with an accidental FERPA violation.
A primer on the lost art of drinking while grading.
The second in a three-part series on how scientists can use crowdfunding to finance a research project.
Six things not to do when you are not Thomas Edison or Elon Musk.
I didn’t negotiate my starting salary. Is it too late to try now?
My top five books on teaching and learning in academe.
Her experiences have motivated me to try to be a more understanding adviser and teacher.
Calls go unreturned, emails are ignored. That’s the way business is conducted too often in higher education.
A Ph.D. wonders how to turn her background into a real career outside of academe.
We can’t make students do good work, but we can make sure we’re doing all we can to help.
Should I stay or should I go now?
A job offer is not the culmination of the hiring process; it’s the beginning of negotiations.
Discrimination against the disabled still resides in job ads with ableist requirements and in academics too vulnerable to ask for help.
But this time I was both the recommender and the recommended.