This is a re-post. Various readers and clients are looking ahead to the new jobs they are starting in the fall, and I want you all to have a very firm handle on the nature of a tenure track research trajectory. This post is written from the … [Read more...] about How to Plan Your Research and Writing Trajectory on the Tenure Track
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Ask the Post-Acs #2 — What’s It Like to Work With You One-on-One?
Dear Post-acs, Can you tell me what it’s like to work with you on a one-on-one basis? What happens in the free initial 20-minute consultation? And, once we’ve decided to work together further, what happens in the 50-minute Skype consultations? How … [Read more...] about Ask the Post-Acs #2 — What’s It Like to Work With You One-on-One?
The Rescinded Offer: Who Is In the Wrong?
I keep getting asked about the recent rescinded offer in Philosophy at Nazareth College, which originally popped up on Philosophy Smoker, (with a response from the rescindee, "W," here), went to Jezebel, then Forbes, and shows no signs of … [Read more...] about The Rescinded Offer: Who Is In the Wrong?
Introducing More #Post-Ac Experts: Tina Fanetti and Jason Tebbe
One of my main goals in launching the Post-Ac help at The Professor Is In is to make sure I have people on my Panel of Post-Ac Experts who represent many of the major areas of opportunity for people with Ph.D.s. Today I am introducing Jason Tebbe … [Read more...] about Introducing More #Post-Ac Experts: Tina Fanetti and Jason Tebbe
Moving On w/a PhD Help
Moving On w/a PhD Services $75 Initial 30-minute phone or skype consultation Talk with a Real-Ac* Expert (introduced below) about your goals, background and concerns, and determine if you want to move ahead with consulting or job application … [Read more...] about Moving On w/a PhD Help
On Being Married to an Academic: Toward an Understanding of Being the Second in a Two-Body Problem (A Guest Post)
A month or so ago I requested a guest post that might speak to the misery and angst of the partner/spouse of someone on the academic job market. I had received several requests for such a post, generally from non-academic partners/spouses trying to … [Read more...] about On Being Married to an Academic: Toward an Understanding of Being the Second in a Two-Body Problem (A Guest Post)
How-To(sday): The Ten Commandments of Going on the Market as ABD
Dr. Karen is on vacation in Italy July 2012. During that time she is re-posting older blog posts her regular Tuesday and Thursday posting days. She'll recommence new posting some time in … [Read more...] about How-To(sday): The Ten Commandments of Going on the Market as ABD
A Letter From a Reader (With Thoughts on What Professors Make)
I am interrupting regularly scheduled programming to share this email I received from a reader this week. I share it for several reasons. The first is as a follow-up to last week's post, "What's It Like to Work with the Professor?" In that post I … [Read more...] about A Letter From a Reader (With Thoughts on What Professors Make)
The Ins and Outs of a Professional Academic Website (Guest Post)
Today's post comes to us from Roger Whitson of the Digital Scholarship Commons (DiSC) at Emory University. Roger kindly stepped forward when I asked for a guest post on the often asked questions: Should I have a professional academic website? … [Read more...] about The Ins and Outs of a Professional Academic Website (Guest Post)
The Campus Visit, Part 1: Search Committee Interview
[This post is excerpted from the Professor's Guide to Taming the Academic Job Market, available at The Prof Shop.] I will address some specific questions to expect in the search committee interview below. Before that, however, I wish to emphasize … [Read more...] about The Campus Visit, Part 1: Search Committee Interview