27 février 2019

Ph.D. in Progress

HomeSeanna Leath describes the challenges of mothering at the intersection of poverty and privilege. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:27 - - Permalien [#]


Supporting Your Supervisees in Career Exploration

HomeFaculty members can't know the ins and outs of every job that might interest their grad students and postdocs, but they do have some significant career-related responsibilities, writes Melissa Dalgleish. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:26 - - Permalien [#]

From Dreaded to Amazing

HomePerhaps the biggest turning point in my career as a researcher and writer came the day that it dawned on me that receiving a “revise and resubmit” reader’s report -- or any kind of professional feedback -- was a gift, not a curse and a condemnation. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:25 - - Permalien [#]

Academe Needs to Take a Cue from Industry

HomeColleges and universities should invest in continuing education for their midcareer professionals like other sectors do, argues Vicki L. Baker. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:23 - - Permalien [#]

Navigating Misunderstandings and Conflict

HomeThey can damage relationships if not handled quickly and effectively, warns Stephen J. Aguilar, who offers some advice. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:22 - - Permalien [#]


How to Best Navigate the Africana Studies Joint Position

HomeIn our last essay, we discussed how joint Africana studies positions create a two-body problem and the challenges associated with navigating the demands of two academic units. In this one, we will discuss strategies to navigate the toll that an Africana studies joint position exacts on your body, mind and spirit and conclude with additional tips. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:21 - - Permalien [#]

Careers Go in Chapters

HomeThe metaphor is particularly useful for doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars for many reasons -- some obvious and others less so, writes Chris M. Golde. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:19 - - Permalien [#]

What I Learned From a Teaching Award

HomeThe prize came with a $1,000 check and a glass trophy. I blew the money on a 1980s Pioneer receiver-amp, with Sonos wireless, so I could spin my Bob Dylan vinyl while washing dishes at home. The trophy gathers dust on a file cabinet at work. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:08 - - Permalien [#]

Don’t Like Your Ph.D. Program? Transfer

HomeStudents often feel powerless to change and see dropping out entirely as the only option, but that's simply not the case, writes Kevin Singer. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:06 - - Permalien [#]

Developing Your Teamwork Skills

HomeAds for both academic and nonacademic jobs highlight teamwork, writes Pallavi Eswara, who give tips on how to develop those skills and then demonstrate you possess them. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:05 - - Permalien [#]