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Look What They Make You Give

A Ph.D.’s quest for a tenure-track job falters when she declines to sacrifice her family life for her career.
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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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Career Lingo: “Potential”

Potential is like an arrow, pointing in a direction that your future colleagues hope you will travel with them.
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Making a Statement

How to draft effective job documents on teaching, research, and diversity.
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'Dear Forums ...': Why Is the Application Period So Short?

Also in our weekly roundup of conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: hiring-committee hijinks; charting a path to administration; how to respond to students who ask you to review what they missed in class.