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CAREER ADVICE

By DIANA PETRARCA | October 20 2017

After receiving advice to buckle down until I got tenure, I wish I had stopped to raise my head every once in a while.

By JENNIFER POLK | October 13 2017

“We’re looking for people who have had distinctions and who hopefully bring relevant policy experience,” says Patrick Borbey.

By RÉMI QUIRION | October 11 2017

Interested in becoming a scientific adviser? Here are some points to keep in mind from Quebec’s chief scientist.

By ADAM CHAPNICK | September 29 2017

When students don’t participate, neither they nor their peers can learn as much.

By BARRY RIES | September 19 2017

Before you even print off the application forms to request funding for your research project, take some time to review these tips.

By MICHAEL FREEMAN | September 01 2017

“It’s difficult to know what you’re truly passionate about until you try it.”

By ANQI SHEN | August 22 2017

How to improve your shot at a research training award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

By ERIN CLOW, EMMA SOBEL, JOELLE B. THORPE & JENNIFER VALBERG | August 08 2017

Why ongoing support is important while navigating an academic career.

By TARA SIEBARTH | July 25 2017

While at Congress 2017, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council hosted a Career Corner presentation called “SSHRC Talent: Scholarships, Fellowships and Beyond.” The two presenters, Melissa Dubreuil, the an acting manager of the Research Training Portfolio, and Stephanie Robertson, a SSHRC program officer, highlighted 10 tips to ensure a successful SSHRC application, as well […]

By TARA SIEBARTH | June 28 2017

A York University professor has coined the term “redirection” to reflect the new, emerging stage of one’s career that occurs after traditional retirement.

By CHRIS HOUSER | June 07 2017

Don’t forget the faculty.

By ADAM CHAPNICK & KIM RICHARD NOSSAL | May 23 2017

More journals should invite mid-level and junior scholars to join.

By HANA EL KAISSI & LUCKY KALSI | May 16 2017

How to create a targeted resumé for industry positions.

By BRAD ÆON | April 25 2017

It may well be the single most important predictor of well-being in academia.

By DAVID SMITH | April 05 2017

Engaging with students – both inside and outside the classroom – who are continually linked in to social media and online devices presents a range of opportunities, challenges and pitfalls.

By MAREN WOOD | March 22 2017

A study of tenure and tenure-track faculty in history and English departments.

By CAREY TOANE | March 06 2017

Helping start-ups from the library.

By EMILY BELL | February 21 2017

We shouldn’t hide our career aspirations, because we can benefit from brainstorming our goals and seeking trusted perspectives in narrowing our career choices.

By MIGUEL HAHN & REBECCA HUGLER | February 08 2017

“Each map features in its centerfold a visual timeline that suggests strategies for staying on track.”

By SHOSHANAH JACOBS | January 11 2017

For the last five semesters I have co-taught an introductory biology course. Until now, this has not been the norm in our department. This semester has been different for many instructors: half of our courses are now co-instructed. This dramatic restructuring has caused me to reflect on my experience as a member of a teaching […]