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Category: Topics in Higher Education

Exploring the Dossier delivery types and how best to use each

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

Interfolio’s Dossier began in 1999, and back then, our delivery structure of sending materials to an opportunity was pretty straightforward. We processed deliveries via USPS, FedEx, fax, and a few by email. Our main clients were faculty members, or those applying to faculty roles. We continue to serve scholars seeking tenure-track faculty positions, but now […]

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Preparing for the challenges of the job market

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

This blog post continues our series, The Smart Scholar, providing three challenges and potential solutions to consider as you prepare for your job hunt.

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Three tips for organizing your academic job search

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

This post outlines three tips on how you can enhance your organizational and logistical approach to your academic job search.

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Six ways to optimize your research assistantship

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education

This post continues our series by a onetime academic job seeker, now academic-at-large, on 6 ways to make the most out of a research assistantship.

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New features are here, including saving your letter writer as a contact

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier | Releases

Interfolio has launched several new product features to help you more easily & confidently manage letters of recommendation. Send confidently with Dossier.

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Requesting letters of reference for alternative academic pursuits

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education

Pursuing an alternative academic role can require requesting letters of reference. Here are a few tips on how to frame your requests.

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Two wise practices for underrepresented scholars seeking academic jobs

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

Are you applying to jobs this fall? Take the summer to prepare for your job hunt by cultivating references and filling gaps in your skill-set.

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Four hidden cost drivers around faculty promotion and tenure review

Topics in Higher Education

Is your school’s system for faculty promotion and tenure reviews costing you more than you think? You can save scarce budget dollars—without jeopardizing shared governance.

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Making the most out of student evaluations

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education

See some tips from an academic about how to create good conditions for thoughtful, honest student evaluations, and how to make the most out of them after they’re submitted.

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Five modern progressive steps to protect faculty promotion and tenure files

Topics in Higher Education

Take a look at this short list of smart steps colleges and universities today take to minimize the losses of faculty promotion and tenure files in an unexpected breakdown.

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