Presenting the latest in our series of Job Market Digest-slash-Client/Reader/Listener Joy! Standout line: "you two are absolutely my queer, academia super heroes/ role models." ???????????????????????????????? You might remember, but due to the … [Read more...] about More Reader/Listener/Client Joy!
How To Build Your Tenure File
Getting published in academic journals is hard. Not only does it take the heavy lifting of research and writing, but grabbing the golden ring of a published article in a top journal also requires the knowledge to navigate the unwritten rules … [Read more...] about Why You Need (and Deserve) an Academic Coach
Testimonials from Unstuck participants: It is no exaggeration to state that Unstuck has changed my academic life. I was ready to leave academia as toxic working practices were taking over, and I had imported self-doubt and anxiety into my writing … [Read more...] about Productivity Tuesday: It’s Not About Being a “Better” Worker
Number 5 in my series on tenure. After my previous posts The Path and Timeline of Your Tenure File, and The Role of Your Tenure Committee and Department Head, a reader sent in a timeline document of the Department Head's duties in the tenure process … [Read more...] about An Example Public R1 Departmental Tenure Timeline
Continuing in the new series on tenure (this is #4, although I do have some earlier prior posts on the tenure process, all of which can be found in the "Tenure - How To Get It" Category) ----> Today I want to say a few words about the roles … [Read more...] about The Role of Your Tenure Committee and Department Head
The Professor Is In has been going for 7+ years now (!!) and lots of our job market clients from years back are now coming up on tenure! I'm thrilled that so many are getting back in touch for help writing their tenure statements. But I'm horrified … [Read more...] about Why Your Tenure Statement Sucks
By Patricia Matthew Patricia Matthew is an associate professor of English at Montclair State University. She is writing a book about representations of the body and the discourse of disease and illness in Romantic-era fiction. She is the co-editor … [Read more...] about Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure – Guest Post
Please note this advice is continually checked and updated! Including for COVID. ~~~~~~~~ Today's post is a long overdue post on CVs. While the CV genre permits a wide range of variation, and there is no consensus on the value or desirability of … [Read more...] about Dr. Karen’s Rules of the Academic CV
This week the Daily Nous website has a marvelous post, Answers From Academic Publishers, devoted to advice on publishing an academic monograph solicited from actual editors from Oxford, Cambridge, MIT, Routledge, and other major presses. It has an … [Read more...] about How To Pitch Your Book to an Editor at a Conference
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