Navigating Academia A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty

Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty explores the infrastructure of the academy and provides a systematic account of where and why women and minorities fall behind men in the preparation for and development of their academic careers. This book offers useful strategies for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women and minorities. Chapters include testimonials from faculty and administrators about how they made their ascent within the academy. Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty also discusses how to modify and expand faculty recruiting programs, how to diversify search committees, how to encourage intervention by deans, and how to assess past hiring efforts. This guide is an important resource for women and minorities seeking success in the academy as well as for administrators focused on faculty and professional development. Outlines barriers and challenges that this population is confronted with and provides several solutions and approaches for combating these issues. Includes insightful testimonials from contributors at various stages in their academic careers. Identifies critical success paths of a Professional Support Network (PSN) and pinpoints what components of the PSN are needed and how to acquire them.

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  • Author : Pauline Mosley
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 216 pages
  • ISBN : 0128019956
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty

Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty
  • Author : Pauline Mosley,S. Keith Hargrove
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 December 2014
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Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty explores the infrastructure of the academy and provides a systematic account of where and why women and minorities fall behind men in the preparation for and development of their academic careers. This book offers useful strategies for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women and minorities. Chapters include testimonials from faculty and administrators about how they made their ascent within the academy. Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty

Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD Students, Postdocs, and New Faculty

Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD Students, Postdocs, and New Faculty
  • Author : Jeffrey J. McDonnell
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 December 2019
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Demystifies the academic career path with practical advice With the number of people being awarded PhDs growing far more rapidly than the supply of academic jobs, those at an early-career stage must think strategically in order to be competitive and successful. Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD students, Post docs, and New Faculty is a concise and conversational manual that guides readers through starting their academic journey, surviving the demands of their first academic position, and thriving

Navigating Academic Life

Navigating Academic Life
  • Author : Steven M. Cahn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 December 2020
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This engaging collection of recent essays reveals how a professorial career involves not only pursuit of a scholarly discipline but also such unwelcome features as the tribulations of graduate school, the trials of teaching, and the tensions that develop from membership in a department. The author, who enjoyed a distinguished career as a professor of philosophy and senior university administrator, draws on his extensive experience to offer candid advice about handling the frustrations of academic life. Combining philosophical principles, practical

Beginning a Career in Academia

Beginning a Career in Academia
  • Author : Dwayne A. Mack,Elwood Watson,Michelle Madsen Camacho
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 November 2014
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This practical guide prepares graduate students of color for their first job in academia and offers strategies for succeeding in the early years of a tenure-track position. Through the voices of faculty who have experienced the rigors of the job search and a career in academia, Beginning a Career in Academia offers advice for graduate students of color on how to transition from graduate school to an academic position. This inclusive volume shares perspectives that vary based on gender, racial,

Navigating International Academia

Navigating International Academia
  • Author : Jill Brown
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 July 2014
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These narratives recount what it means to be a research student at an Australian university. They unpack the complex pathways that have lead the authors to this place, the early imaginings, the attempts to achieve the dream and the challenges that come with that achievement. These students bring a range of life skills and experiences to their studies and need to balance competing financial, family and employment related demands on their time and attention. For the international students whose voices

The Pocket Advisor

The Pocket Advisor
  • Author : Sue Ohrablo Ed.D.
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 14 September 2018
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Congratulations, you’re headed to college! While it is an exciting time in your life, it can also be challenging to find your way around, learn what’s expected of you, and connect with the people that can help and support you when you need it. The Pocket Advisor: A Family Guide to Navigating College is a practical, easy-to-use guide for navigating college. Drawing on over thirty years’ experience as an academic advisor, Dr. Ohrablo provides concrete tips on how

A Guide to Surviving a Career in Academia

A Guide to Surviving a Career in Academia
  • Author : Emily Lenning,Sara Brightman,Susan Caringella
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2010
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Navigating an academic career is a complex process – to be successful requires mastering several 'rites of passage.' This comprehensive guide takes academics at all stages of their career through a journey, beginning at graduate school and ending with retirement. A Guide to Surviving a Career in Academia is written from a feminist perspective, and draws on the information offered in workshops conducted at national meetings like the American Society of Criminology and the Society for the Study of Social

The Activist Academic

The Activist Academic
  • Author : Colette Cann,Eric DeMeulenaere
  • Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • Release : 29 May 2020
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Donald Trump’s election forced academics to confront the inadequacy of promoting social change through the traditional academic work of research, writing, and teaching. Scholars joined crowds of people who flooded the streets to protest the event. The present political moment recalls intellectual forbearers like Antonio Gramsci who, imprisoned during an earlier fascist era, demanded that intellectuals committed to justice “can no longer consist in eloquence ... but in active participation in practical life, as constructor, organizer, ‘permanent persuader’ and not

Critical Reflections and Politics on Advancing Women in the Academy

Critical Reflections and Politics on Advancing Women in the Academy
  • Author : Moeke-Pickering, Taima,Cote-Meek, Sheila,Pegoraro, Ann
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 17 April 2020
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Women in the Academy are raising issues of pay parity, equal representation on committees, increased leadership positions, stories of resilience, and mentorship espousing changes at all levels including teaching, research, and administration. These strategies demand interrogation, and larger questions are being asked about the place of women empowerment worldviews in the dominant intellectual traditions of the Academy. Further, the trend to make changes requires an exploration of new transformational approaches that draw on critical theory to resist discrimination, sexism, and

A Guide to Academia

A Guide to Academia
  • Author : Prosanta Chakrabarty
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 March 2012
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Explains the academic career path and guides the reader on a successful path from undergraduate to Assistant Professor.

Wellbeing in Doctoral Education

Wellbeing in Doctoral Education
  • Author : Lynette Pretorius,Luke Macaulay,Basil Cahusac de Caux
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 10 September 2019
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This book offers a range of personal and engaging stories that highlight the diverse voices of doctoral students as they explore their own learning journeys. Through these stories, doctoral students call for an academic environment in which the discipline-specific knowledge gained during their PhD is developed in concert with the skills needed to maintain personal wellbeing, purposely reflect on experiences, and build intercultural competence. In recent years, wellbeing has been increasingly recognised as an important aspect of doctoral education. Yet,

Professional Development in Applied Linguistics

Professional Development in Applied Linguistics
  • Author : Luke Plonsky
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company
  • Release : 30 July 2020
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Success in academia requires more than an understanding of discipline-specific literature and an ability to teach and do research. It is also necessary to develop an understanding of a range of professionally-oriented skills such as how to identify and apply to doctoral programs, how to make the most of conferences, how to achieve a semblance of work-life balance, and how to land a job. Unfortunately, however, training on such professional matters is often inconsistent and/or idiosyncratic. This book seeks

The Professor Is In

The Professor Is In
  • Author : Karen Kelsky
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 04 August 2015
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The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post-docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D. into their ideal job Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their Ph.D. And each year only a small percentage of them will land a job that justifies and rewards their investment. For every comfortably tenured professor or well-paid former academic, there are countless underpaid and

Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks

Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks
  • Author : Wendy Laura Belcher
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 21 January 2009
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`A comprehensive, well-written and beautifully organized book on publishing articles in the humanities and social sciences that will help its readers write forward with a first-rate guide as good company.' - Joan Bolker, author of Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day `Humorous, direct, authentic ... a seamless weave of experience, anecdote, and research.' - Kathleen McHugh, professor and director of the UCLA Center for the Study of Women Wendy Laura Belcher's Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve