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Category: Topics in Higher Education

Learning from an informational interview: how does a PhD enter the non-profit world?

Scholar at Large | Topics in Higher Education

This post is the most recent exploration of how a PhD can explore the non-profit job market, while staying in touch with the traditional tenure-track.

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Approaching the job search while employed: sometimes tenure-track isn’t enough

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education

This post explores how to approach the academic job market if your current employment just isn’t working. Sometimes tenure-track isn’t enough.

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Preparing for your first teaching job

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

In this post, Dr. Goings provides perspective on how to prepare for teaching your first course, including insights from several of his colleagues.

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Three steps to stay in touch with the alternative academic job market

Scholar at Large | Topics in Higher Education

In this recent post, an academic on the job market examines the alternative academic job market with regards to her traditional path in academia.

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Exploring two common challenges scholars face in the field of education

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

As with any discipline, scholars in the field of education will face challenges on the job market. This post examines two common challenges and how to approach them.

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Best practices for your Dossier: contacts, archiving, collections, and sharing

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

This post continues our deep dive into our Dossier product, teasing out and sharing the best practices from our Scholar Services team. In it we address collections, contacts, archiving, and sharing.

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A few places to look for (and find) teaching inspiration

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education

This post continues our series by a onetime academic job seeker, now academic-at-large, on searching for (and finding) teaching inspiration.

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Exploring the Dossier delivery types and how best to use each

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

To a significant degree, Dossier Deliver exists to deliver materials to jobs, grants, fellowships, grad school, etc. In this post, we explore the various types of deliveries including the intricacies of each type.

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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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