The Professor Is In

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How to Shorten a CV

What to cut when job ads, grants, or fellowship applications ask you to submit a vita of only two to three pages.
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Making a Statement

How to draft effective job documents on teaching, research, and diversity.
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Should I Apply Again?

It turns out some academics do ask questions that can be resolved with short answers.
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Explaining the 9-Month Contract

No, academics do not get the summers “off.” They’re just not paid for the research they do in those months to earn tenure.
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Stick to Two Pages

Seriously. No one has the time or inclination to read your four-page cover letter.