Daily Gleanings (20 June 2019)

Michael Kruger gives “7 Tips on How to Survive an Ordination Exam.” On reading these suggestions, it strikes me that they are also fairly applicable—some with a little tweaking—to surviving the interview process for a faculty position at a confessional institution. Todoist discusses how to “eat the frog”—i.e., how to focus on one next high-importance […]

ATS webinars for new faculty

The Association of Theological Schools has several helpful webinars archived for new faculty. Topics include: Self-promotion and humility Online teaching Introduction to publishing Publishing your dissertation Promotion and tenure Establishing a research agenda For more information on each of the webinars or to view the recordings, please see the ATS website.

PhDs in non-faculty careers

In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Maren Wood suggests that institutions should be more intentional about preparing PhD students for the possibility of non-faculty or non-teaching careers. Maren’s first suggestion is especially salient and recommends, in part, While there are graduate students who decide that an academic career is not for them, most say their […]