Seeking tenure? How junior scholars should navigate troubled departmental waters

Canada“Universities most often respond to junior faculty members’ concerns about tenure and the tenure process with workshops offering tips and strategies for how to conduct their work lives optimally pre-tenure and how to prepare the best case for winning tenure. While these workshops are helpful, they assume a basic meritocratic structure, uniformity of objectivity, and fairness across departments, an assumption that is more myth than reality …” (more)

[Judith Taylor, Academic Matters, 19 October]

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