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- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 25.00
The experience of an untenured faculty member is highly dependent on the quality of the mentoring they receive. This mentoring may come from a number of different sources, and the concept of developing a constellation of mentors is highly recommended, but a mentoring relationship that is guided by the mentee's needs will be the most productive. Often,... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 17.99
Building on the success of the first, this new edition has been updated to cover the latest hiring trends, changing economic circumstances, and feedback from readers. The authors have expanded the book to deal with issues faced by minority candidates, and have added contributions from scientists to cover such issues as negotiating faculty contracts... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 33.95
In the wake of court rulings that have forced university administrators to reevaluate affirmative action policies, this balanced, thoughtful book examines three typical defenses of those policies: that affirmative action compensates for past discrimination; that it provides role models and ensures diversity; and that it corrects for systemic bias... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
Do Babies Matter? is the first comprehensive examination of the relationship between family formation and the academic careers of men and women. The book draws on over a decade of research using unprecedented data resources, including the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, a nationally representative panel survey of PhDs in America, and multiple surveys... more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2013; US$ 49.00
A record 21.6 million students attended American colleges and universities in the fall of 2012. Of those students, the U.S. Census Bureau says, more than 4.4 million were in the 15-19 age bracket, the market primed and ready for the advice dispensed by college consultants. The experts at Entrepreneur zero in on this growing marketing and show education... more...
- Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 27.22
This text provides advice and information for academics across disciplines, including: how to establish networks; how to assess your prospects for promotion; how to climb out of a teaching rut; how to develop a theme for your journal publication; and how to convert your thesis into a book. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
All types of organisations have recognised the growing demand for open and flexible learning programmes. With the increased emphasis on new ways of learning, and the rapid move towards open and online courses, this practical guide will help those involved overcome the challenges they face. This guide provides user friendly advice and support for... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00
This book is a guide to securing an academic post in the humanities in a US University. It includes best-practice examples of application documents and shows how to work up answers to the questions posed in phone, conference, and campus interviews. Readers will also learn about bargaining for subsidies and start-up packages. The book can be used by... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 299.99
This book considers the politics of patronage appointments at the universities in Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews. Emerson explores the ways in which 388 men secured posts in three Scottish universities between 1690 and 1806; from the purge following the Revolution of 1688 to the end of Henry Dundas's political career. Most professors were political... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
The essays in this book, written by people involved either involved in the strike (graduate students, faculty, organizers) or who are nationally recognized writers on academic labor, offers lessons on what the GSOC strike says about the current role of the university in public life, and how the pressure for universities to realign themselves along... more...