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Professional Development: Interviewing at a Teaching College via InsideHigherEd

John Fea offers advice on interviewing at a teaching college at InsideHigherEd.com.  Among his suggestions: There will be some interviews in which the members of a search committee do not even ask you about your research. Don’t be offended by

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Professional Development: Interviewing at a Teaching College via InsideHigherEd

John Fea offers advice on interviewing at a teaching college at InsideHigherEd.com.  Among his suggestions: There will be some interviews in which the members of a search committee do not even ask you about your research. Don’t be offended by

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Professional Development: Perspectives Forum on “The Future of the Discipline”

History Program doctoral candidate Paul Schweigert recommends the forum on “The Future of the Discipline” (guest edited by Lynn Hunt) in this month’s issue of the American Historical Association’s Perspectives magazine. The articles include: The Prospects of the Present By Lynn Hunt The

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Professional Development: Perspectives Forum on “The Future of the Discipline”

History Program doctoral candidate Paul Schweigert recommends the forum on “The Future of the Discipline” (guest edited by Lynn Hunt) in this month’s issue of the American Historical Association’s Perspectives magazine. The articles include: The Prospects of the Present By Lynn Hunt The

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Professional Development: Tips for Phone Interviews from Lifehacker

Interviews for tenure-track faculty jobs usually take place at the American Historical Association meeting just after New Year’s, on the telephone, or on Skype.  A telephone interview can be nerve-wracking due to the complete lack of body language cues from

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Professional Development: Tips for Phone Interviews from Lifehacker

Interviews for tenure-track faculty jobs usually take place at the American Historical Association meeting just after New Year’s, on the telephone, or on Skype.  A telephone interview can be nerve-wracking due to the complete lack of body language cues from

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Professional Development: Blog Post about Impostor Syndrome on TPII

Dr. Karen Kelsky’s blog has a fantastic new guest post by Phyllis L. F. Rippeyoung, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Ottawa, on the lasting feelings of being an impostor in academia.  She discusses her own feeling

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Professional Development: Blog Post about Impostor Syndrome on TPII

Dr. Karen Kelsky’s blog has a fantastic new guest post by Phyllis L. F. Rippeyoung, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Ottawa, on the lasting feelings of being an impostor in academia.  She discusses her own feeling

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Professional Development: Brief Recap of the “How to Win Grants and Fellowships” Discussion

On Monday, December 3rd, Professor Timothy Alborn, Professor Dagmar Herzog, and Professor Michael Rawson shared their experiences and insights as both grant applicants and evaluators for a History Program professional development event entitled “How to Win Grants and Fellowships.”  I’ve written

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Professional Development: Brief Recap of the “How to Win Grants and Fellowships” Discussion

On Monday, December 3rd, Professor Timothy Alborn, Professor Dagmar Herzog, and Professor Michael Rawson shared their experiences and insights as both grant applicants and evaluators for a History Program professional development event entitled “How to Win Grants and Fellowships.”  I’ve written

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Professional Development: AHA Report on How Historians Earn Tenure

The American Historical Association released a report (available to AHA members) on how historians earn tenure.  In a piece examining the results of the study, Scott Jaschik writes for InsideHigherEd.com that research has become an important factor in tenure deliberations at

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Professional Development: AHA Report on How Historians Earn Tenure

The American Historical Association released a report (available to AHA members) on how historians earn tenure.  In a piece examining the results of the study, Scott Jaschik writes for InsideHigherEd.com that research has become an important factor in tenure deliberations at

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Professional Development: How to List “In Process” Scholarship

Nate Kreuter writes about “How to Handle ‘In Process’ Work” for InsideHigherEd.com.  In the piece he lays out the problem confronting newer scholars who wish to report important forthcoming work on a c.v.: Both graduate students entering the job market and

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Professional Development: How to List “In Process” Scholarship

Nate Kreuter writes about “How to Handle ‘In Process’ Work” for InsideHigherEd.com.  In the piece he lays out the problem confronting newer scholars who wish to report important forthcoming work on a c.v.: Both graduate students entering the job market and

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Professional Development: Building a Career Outside of Academia

By Rachel Burstein Rachel Burstein is a PhD candidate in History at the CUNY Graduate Center.  Her dissertation examines the public relations strategies of labor unions from 1947-1959.  She also is a researcher at the New America Foundation’s California Civic

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Professional Development: Building a Career Outside of Academia

By Rachel Burstein Rachel Burstein is a PhD candidate in History at the CUNY Graduate Center.  Her dissertation examines the public relations strategies of labor unions from 1947-1959.  She also is a researcher at the New America Foundation’s California Civic

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Professional Development: Community College Teaching as a Viable Career Path (from The Chronicle)

Rob Jenkins explains why prejudices against teaching at community colleges have no place in today’s job market in an article for The Chronicle of Higher Education: Finding a full-time teaching job at a community college is not necessarily any easier than

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Professional Development: Community College Teaching as a Viable Career Path (from The Chronicle)

Rob Jenkins explains why prejudices against teaching at community colleges have no place in today’s job market in an article for The Chronicle of Higher Education: Finding a full-time teaching job at a community college is not necessarily any easier than

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Professional Development: How to Prepare for a Tenure-Track Job Interview from The Professor Is In

For those of you preparing for tenure-track job interviews: Dr. Karen Kelsky, blogging as The Professor Is In, shares The #Facepalm Fails of the Academic Interview. Among the questions that have produced uncomfortable moments of silence and fumbled answers is

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Professional Development: How to Prepare for a Tenure-Track Job Interview from The Professor Is In

For those of you preparing for tenure-track job interviews: Dr. Karen Kelsky, blogging as The Professor Is In, shares The #Facepalm Fails of the Academic Interview. Among the questions that have produced uncomfortable moments of silence and fumbled answers is