By Alice Kelly, Ph.D. Alice Kelly is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. She completed her PhD in English at Cambridge in 2014, with a year as a Fox Fellow at Yale, and before that she studied at Sussex, Reed College … [Read more...] about The UK Job Market, Part III: “I Beg Your Pardon, But May I Have This Job?” (The Winning Cover Letter)
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by Karen Cardozo If you’ve been following my posts, you know that I am a major proponent of a both/and approach. This proclivity emerges in my bio as an interdisciplinary or, more precisely, an undisciplined scholar: through years of academic … [Read more...] about The Genuine Job Search (Out-Ac post by Karen Cardozo)
The writer of this post is dean at a public liberal-arts-and-science college in the Midwest. S/he has spent a career in public higher education at comprehensive and baccalaureate campuses in a number of instructional and administrative … [Read more...] about How to Apply for a Dean Position (A Guest Post in the form of an interview)
by Karen Carodozo My last post discussed the socially constructed and gendered Confidence Trouble that many women experience, largely from a disinclination to take risks and a fear of being disliked. Following on this, Kay and Shipman note the … [Read more...] about EnGendering Confidence: Part 3 (Cardozo #Postac Post)
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Dr. Karen Cardozo offers a 3-part series on developing new ways to "track" unexpected opportunities as you pursue your post-ac transition. She draws from the work of Martha Beck, which I also love. I know this kind of wooey Oprah-talk will alienate … [Read more...] about Finding Inner Conviction – Part I of 3 (Cardozo)
A number of clients have asked me for a post on phone and Skype interviews, and I'm happy to oblige. There are some tricks of the trade for this kind of interview that can very helpful to know. Now, the standard preparation for interviews of … [Read more...] about Rocking the Phone/Skype Interview
(Thursday Post Category---Here's How You Get Tenure) This is a Special Request Post for Joan. She wishes to know how to create a tenure portfolio. While every tenure process differs slightly by campus, and you should confirm all expectations with … [Read more...] about Here’s What Goes in Your Tenure Portfolio–A Special Request Post
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