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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book addresses academic labor markets in three countries: France, Germany, and the United States. The management of faculty careers is a critical issue in university autonomy, and in many countries recent reforms have increasingly addressed this area. Musselin?s exhaustive empirical research on academic job hiring practices and faculty career... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 140.00
This book is a basic treatment of faculty performance appraisal in higher education. It is written for those scholars faced with the need to understand the issues and solutions to the often thorny problems posed by having to judge the performance of their colleagues in teaching, service, research and citizenship. Neophyte administrators, committee... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 91.00
This book candidly provides assistant professors and graduate sutdents contemplating a career in academia with practical information that will facilitate their meeting collegiality and service expectations for promotion and tenure. The focus is on meeting departmental and institutional expectations for collegiality and service. While a superior... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96
Despite the worldwide prestige of America's doctoral programs in the humanities, all is not well in this area of higher education and hasn't been for some time. The content of graduate programs has undergone major changes, while high rates of student attrition, long times to degree, and financial burdens prevail. In response, the Andrew W. Mellon... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
Exploring the influence and application of Campbellian validity typology in the theory and practice of outcome evaluation, this volume addresses the strengths and weaknesses of this often controversial evaluation method and presents new perspectives for its use. Editors Huey T. Chen, Stewart I. Donaldson and Melvin M. Mark provide a historical overview... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00
Praise for Best Practices in Faculty Evaluation "Jeffrey Buller, a leading and respected voice in higher education, has written a truly practical and highly useful book on the increasingly important topic of faculty evaluation. This highly readable book is a 'must have/must read' book for every dean, chair, and faculty member in all institutions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
How are professors paid? Can the "best and brightest" be attracted to the academic profession? With universities facing international competition, which countries compensate their academics best, and which ones lag behind? Paying the Professoriate examines these questions and provides key insights and recommendations into the current state of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
The nature of the higher education faculty workforce is radically and fundamentally changing from primarily full-time tenured faculty to non-tenure track faculty. This new faculty majority faces common challenges, including short-term contracts, limited support on campus, and lack of a professional career track. Embracing Non-Tenure Track Faculty... more...