Whether it happens at an airport or via Skype, here’s what candidates need to know.
Part 5 in a series featuring new faculty members talking about their job search.
Also this week: gender bias isn’t just for women; the perils of being a female professor; partisan prejudice is rising.
Also this week: the unseen labor of mentoring; marginalized people need more influence, not courtesy; discrimination is a health issue.
You are eager to be a peer reviewer for journals — just don’t be too eager.
Also this week: why progressive college towns are rife with inequality; how we network.
Also this week: Being human might be a pre-existing condition; what’s driving administrative bloat; and other news.
Also this week: the downsides of being in charge; two jerks walk into a negotiating room; and other news.
On the nonfaculty job market, this letter is your first impression — make it count.
Also this week: Why older workers might be better workers. Segregation is alive and well, but no one cares; and other news.
Would a spurned department offer a tenure-track job to a candidate who had already turned it down?
Sorry, there’s no avoiding the tedious, heavy paperwork involved in seeking an academic-leadership post.
Also this week: the dust-up at Duke Divinity School; the link between women, work, and economic prosperity; and other news.
Also this week: the secret to keeping tenured professors happy; unfair pay practices; the remarkable benefits of biking to work.
Also this week: the importance of mentoring people who aren’t like you; when a professor is a victim of a racial slur; why you should think like a nonagenarian.