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

Thoughts from the UK and Denmark

Kellee and I are heading into the final week of our month in the UK and Europe!  We’ve had an absolutely amazing journey so far.   We visited the Universities of Aberdeen (thank you, Amy Bryzgel), where I did a … 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

Self-Criticism and the Academy — Postac Post by Jessica Langer

by Post-ac Career Coach Jessica Langer Academia is a climate of constant and unrelenting criticism. This is obvious in a professional sense: our work is often called “criticism” as a catch-all, and in the process of building upon our field … Continue reading

Cut From the Tenure Track – A Guest Post

by Katheryn Bilbo Katheryn Bilbo holds an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Her research interests include traditional Japanese theatre, Linklater and Rodenburg vocal techniques, and racial and gender disparity in professional theatre. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In May 2011, I was teaching … Continue reading