#Dispatches – When Did You Know It Was Time to Quit? Part I: Sick of Being Poor, The Body Keeps the Score

In our Dispatches series, we crowdsource responses to questions we see about the academic job market and career. This week, the question is: “Those who decided to leave the academy–when did you know it was time to leave, and why?” … Continue reading

#Dispatches From the Front–Help, I Have a Toxic Advisor! Part II: Therapy and Quitting, Both Excellent Options

In our new Dispatches series, we crowdsource responses to questions we see about the academic job market and career. This week, the question is: “Help, I have a toxic advisor/PI? What can I do? What have other people done in … Continue reading

#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 … Continue reading

#Dispatches From the Front, What Candidates Are Doing Wrong, Part II of III: “We’re Human!”

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 … Continue reading

#Dispatches From the Front: What Candidates Are Doing Wrong, Part I of III: “Do Your Homework, Please. PLEASE.”

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 … Continue reading