How should a freshly minted graduate behave when they are hired for their first professional job out of university?
An interview with Janice Deakin, the associate vice-principal and dean of graduate studies and research at Queen’s University
A pair of profs seasoned in service learning offer their thoughts
An interview with Chet Jablonski, Assistant provost, research and graduate studies at Zayed University in Dubai
You’ve just been given the chance to teach your first academic course. It was not entirely expected, and you have less time than you would like to prepare. What do you do? The first steps are to stay calm and be realistic. Your first teaching experience will not be your best, your course is unlikely […]
An interview with two graduate students association presidents
Real-time feedback from students – when used to effect – can energize your classroom
This year’s top academic conferences feature career development programs with something for everyone
An interview with Noreen Golfman, dean of graduate studies at Memorial University
An interview with Kevin Vessey, dean of graduate studies at St. Mary’s University
The annual gathering of humanities and social sciences associations is coming May 23 to 31 in Ottawa. Are you ready to make new friends?
University of Windsor’s Janice Drakich breaks down the faculty recruitment process in Canada and offers advice to academics job searching in a recession
Straightforward advice for job candidates in search of a professorial recommendation
In conversation with Cathy Keates, author of Not for sale! Why we need a new job search mindset
An interview with John ApSimon, interim executive director, Ontario Council on Graduate Studies
An interview with Gary Slater, dean of graduate and postdoctoral studies, University of Ottawa
Your website is how you attract scholarly talent to your research program; so why are you letting it languish?
Four steps to make your presence felt online
An interview with Dan Russell, research scientist at Google
An interview with Martin Kreiswirth, dean of graduate studies, McGill University