Advice on how to help your nonwhite students in an era of anxiety.
The Professor Is In
What to cut when job ads, grants, or fellowship applications ask you to submit a vita of only two to three pages.
We are in uncharted waters but there is no question they are treacherous for academe.
How to draft effective job documents on teaching, research, and diversity.
You can try, but the conditions under which you will succeed are fairly narrow.
How can I boost my chances if I have everything else listed in the job ad except for X?
Now is not the time for monologuing about yourself and your interests.
How should your job talk differ if you’re on the market again for a tenure-track job?
It turns out some academics do ask questions that can be resolved with short answers.
When to ask for help and when to make the best of it.
A few suggestions for both the interviewees and the interviewers.
What should you do in the summer months to get ready?
It’s stressful for everyone but your department wants you to succeed.
No, academics do not get the summers “off.” They’re just not paid for the research they do in those months to earn tenure.
Seriously. No one has the time or inclination to read your four-page cover letter.