New Year, New Plan – Postac Post by Karen Cardozo

by Out-Ac Coach Karen Cardozo It’s that mid-hiring cycle season when academic job seekers are in limbo, and thus a good time to preach my both/and gospel once again: unless you are in the rare discipline for which it’s a … Continue reading

Introducing TPII Staff–Dr. Verena Hutter

Over Summer 2016 I’ll be introducing the wonderful members of the Professor Is In staff (Dr. Maggie Levantovskaya is here and Dr. Petra Shenk is here) who assist me in editing client academic job and grant documents and welcoming and … Continue reading

Entrepreneurship for Academics: An Interview with Adeline Koh

Today’s post is an interview with Dr. Adeline Koh, Associate Professor of Literature, and Director of Digital Humanities, at Stockton University. One of my earliest clients, Adeline has gone on to enormous success as a scholar, teacher, digital humanist, and … Continue reading

The Alt/Post-Ac Makeover: From Field to Function and New Forms – Cardozo

by Out-Ac Coach Karen Cardozo To run a successful Alt/Post-Ac job search, you first need to grasp some key differences between hiring in academic versus alternative sectors.  Here’s is a partial synopsis:       Many academic listings are advertised nationally and up … Continue reading

The 30,000 Foot View – a STEM Postac Guest Post

By Brandon Cochenour, Ph.D. It would seem lately that a lot of the discussion around “alt-ac” are mostly “Variations on a Theme”… Get PhD Search for tenure track position Receive tenure track position (or not) Fall out of love with … Continue reading

How to Be a Fiction Editor, Part II: Novelists’ Views – Postac Post by Joe Fruscione

By Postac Coach and Consultant, Joe Fruscione   In Part I of this series, we heard from three editors who’ve worked on fiction projects. Now we flip the conversation and hear from two writers who’ve worked with freelancers to edit … Continue reading

Fiction Editing, Part I: Editors – Out-Ac Post by Joe Fruscione

by TPII Out-Ac Coach and Consultant, Joe Fruscione As a freelancer, you have different options for projects. Developmental, STEM, and academic editing are well suited to post-ac freelancers. Post-acs with Humanities backgrounds might also do well editing fiction. I’ve copy … Continue reading

A Scientist Leaves the Pyramid Scheme of Academia – Out-Ac Guest Post

by Viviane Callier Vivianne is one of our new Out-Ac Coaches. Please learn more about her here, and get in touch at postaccareers@gmail.com if you’d like to work with her or any of the Out-Ac team. ~~~~~~~~~ I left the … Continue reading