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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: Telling a Wider Story in Your Grant Application

Dr. Karen Kelsky blogs about her solution for writing about how one’s proposed grant project fills a gap in the scholarly literature.  She finds that many grant applicants make the mistake of failing to demonstrate why his/her topic is worthy

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Professional Development: Telling a Wider Story in Your Grant Application

Dr. Karen Kelsky blogs about her solution for writing about how one’s proposed grant project fills a gap in the scholarly literature.  She finds that many grant applicants make the mistake of failing to demonstrate why his/her topic is worthy

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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: 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

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Professional Development: Chronicle Piece on Careers Outside Academic for History PhDs

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Far from the stereotype of the Ph.D. baristas at Starbucks, career-outcome data (see charts for each of the four institutions here) shows that history Ph.D.’s are thriving in a versatile range of careers. If we remove those who

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Professional Development: Chronicle Piece on Careers Outside Academic for History PhDs

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Far from the stereotype of the Ph.D. baristas at Starbucks, career-outcome data (see charts for each of the four institutions here) shows that history Ph.D.’s are thriving in a versatile range of careers. If we remove those who