More overthinking and underthinking on W-Nazareth-gate

There’s been a lot of ventilating and hypothesizing over Nazareth College’s recent withdrawal of an offer to a job candidate.  On Slate, it’s been interpreted as a case of negotiating while female, or a symptom of abusive expectations of faculty in general.  I don’t want to discount the gender dynamics here–might Nazareth have treated a […]

Second application for a job: Worked for me!

In this article on Vitae, Karen Kelsky encourages academic job applicants to apply for a job a second time if there’s no hire the first time, but with a caveat: only if you’ve got six new things on your C.V. or have some new angle.  It’s great advice, or at least, was in my case, […]