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Ask a candidate: where to look for faculty jobs

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

A former academic job seeker gives recommendations for five academic job boards online where scholars seeking faculty jobs should be looking.

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Ask a candidate: how to request a recommendation letter without being annoying

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

Try not to procrastinate when it comes to one grad school task: asking faculty members for recommendation letters. These are the relationships you can’t afford to mess up.

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Ask a candidate: how to put together your best possible faculty job application

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

The best faculty applications are self-assured and well-curated. Every assertion and bit of evidence contained therein should be part of your coherent argument, and the argument goes like this: I’m already putting my mark on my field. I’ll be a good colleague. I’m ready.

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Thinking in a “systems” way: faculty information at UCLA

Topics in Higher Education

Meg Buzzi is the former Project Director of Opus, UCLA’s faculty information system, and now Chief Strategy and Information Officer of the Geffen Academy at UCLA. She recently sat down with us to talk about faculty buy-in, change management in technology adoption, and what’s required of higher education in a data-driven future.

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Ask a candidate: a great dossier isn’t built in a day

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

You might have entered grad school feeling like a professional in your field already. Or you may have come in with little idea of what you wanted to do at the end of your program. Either way, your eventual job market experience will be much easier if you start building your portfolio of application materials sooner, rather than later.

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Interfolio’s Dossier Deliver: a philosophical shift to support the scholar

Interfolio's Dossier | Releases | Company news

As of today, we have remade Interfolio’s Dossier product for individual scholars into a more valuable offering that includes both free and premium versions—making Dossier more affordable for the majority of candidates on the job market.

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Earning faculty buy-in around educational technology culture

Topics in Higher Education

So. You’re making new decisions about technology, logistics, and workflow that will require your college or university to embrace a new educational technology culture. It sounds wonderful on paper, but getting the faculty behind the project can be tricky.

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In the academic review process, not talking could be costly: communication around tenure & promotion

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

In the landscape of academic tenure and promotion reviews, communication—of the regular, formally documented ilk—is often singled out as a “good practice.” It’s also prudent to recognize that poor institutional communication has been fodder for lawsuits and appeals brought by denied candidates.

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Ditch the binder: academic tenure process simplified with SaaS

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

Traditionally, tenure and promotion processes have been laborious tasks for administrators, faculty members, and staff. Tenure and shared governance have seen little in the way of technical advancement, which means the process is dominated by reams of paper and huge binders.

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The future of faculty-focused technology

Mission | Company news

Our partnership with DATA180 is indicative of the sea change that’s taking place in higher education. Institutions are starting to recognize the need to protect and invest in their faculty, and it’s not hard to see why.

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