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Campus Visits for Newbies

If the interview process for a tenure-track job sounds grueling, that’s because it absolutely is.
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Why Search Committees Go Radio Silent

Can’t figure out whether you’ve been rejected or just stuck in limbo? You’re not alone. There are plenty of reasons why status updates are hard to come by.
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Engineered for (Negative) Results

When we sit down for face-to-face interviews, we tend to assume that everyone involved wants to make things work. In academia, that's not always the case.
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Why You Wait

Can’t believe how long it takes institutions to make a decision on a tenure-track hire? Your frustration is understandable—but so is the delay.