I get asked questions like the following about once a week. "I recently completed an interview for a TT job. Everything went well — they spoke to my references, I did a teaching demo. It’s now been over a month and I’ve heard absolutely nothing … [Read more...] about Is the Search Committee Ghosting You?
Landing Your Tenure Track Job
I'm happy to share another digest. Stories of leaving academia have migrated over to the Professor Is Out FB group so I don't get them in my inbox much anymore... But suffice to say, there are PLENTY of those too! Negotiating Client: Karen– … [Read more...] about Career Outcomes Digest, Spring 2022
I just gathered up a new Spring 2022 Career Outcomes Digest, with updates from both clients and readers. Lots of great updates on interviews, job offers, negotiations, and grants, plus one successful client tenure case! The negotiators make me … [Read more...] about Spring 2022 Career Outcomes Digest
This is a repost of an old Chronicle Vitae piece that has been de-activated. All the advice remains relevant in 2021. Question: I received a tenure-track offer that I’m unsure about taking. I went to my dean and asked if the university … [Read more...] about Offers and Counteroffers
By Katherine Dugan, Ph.D. Professor Katherine (Kate) Dugan is our Professor Is In staff specialist on teaching demos. You can work with her individually on all aspects of your teaching demo, from concept to planning to delivery. Just email us at … [Read more...] about The Zoom Teaching Demo: Eight Guideposts
Today I clarify the advice that is floating out there in older webinars and blog posts, to "memorize" your interview answers. Kel told me she's seeing people take that way too literally. In this video I explain what I mean. (And also share some … [Read more...] about When I Say to Memorize, What Do I Mean?
I am delighted to offer another guest post in my series of contributed posts by black women and other women of color. These go up on Wednesday. PLEASE submit a post or an idea for a post for consideration! I want to hear from you! Email me … [Read more...] about How to Maximize a Visiting Position – WOC Guest Post
Love the blog? Then get the book. It also makes a great gift for all the struggling grad students in your life. (For bulk orders for use in classes, seminars, and workshops, please call Crown Publishing /Random House Customer Service at … [Read more...] about Pearls of Wisdom–The Blog
In our new Dispatches series, we crowdsource responses to questions we see about the academic job market and career. Last week we put out the question: “Search committee members–what mistakes do you see candidates make? What do you wish they … [Read more...] about #Dispatches From the Front, What Candidates Are Doing Wrong, Part III of III: “Don’t Forget the Basics”
In our new Dispatches series, we crowdsource responses to questions we see about the academic job market and career. Last week we put out the question: “Search committee members–what mistakes do you see candidates make? What do you wish they … [Read more...] about #Dispatches From the Front, What Candidates Are Doing Wrong, Part II of III: “We’re Human!”