Market Crash Course

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Is the VAP Trap Worth It?

The secondary market can be a frustrating mess, and visiting assistant professorships aren't all they're cracked up to be. So proceed with caution.
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Market Crash Course: Job Ad Deconstructionism 101

You’ve seen plenty of job listings that emphasize “service opportunities” or tout an “aggressive research agenda,” right? Here’s a guide to decoding some of that jargon.
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Market Crash Course: Dossiers With Dignity

Your dossier is an expression of your entire scholarly and pedagogical being—which only makes the current process for wrangling it all the more ludicrous.