ERIC Number: ED517407
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Reference Count: 0
A Survival Guide for New Faculty Members: Outlining the Keys to Success for Promotion and Tenure
Bakken, Jeffrey P.; Simpson, Cynthia G.
Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd
The "Survival Guide for New Faculty Members: Outlining the Keys to Success for Promotion and Tenure" provides new faculty members with practical, down-to-earth wisdom and suggestions for successfully working through to tenure and promotion. The authors--both successful and experienced administrators and experts in higher education--have provided an extremely well-organized and useful guide for new faculty members. It focuses on all aspects of becoming a new faculty member including the various expectations in completing a successful journey toward promotion and tenure. The book underscores the importance of recognizing the three facets of faculty life of teaching, research, and service. This volume clearly sets out, compares, and separates those three components with clarity and provides very useful advice for putting the three together. Taken together with the chapters on "Documenting Your Progress" and "Promotion and Tenure," new faculty are provided with a solid, practical introduction to building a foundation for success in higher education. Feedback and tips are also provided within each chapter. It is written in a style that readers will be able to easily comprehend and understand and is supported with many examples. In addition, the information can be easily applied to new faculty at various types of institutions of higher education. A foreword by Charles R. McGuire, a preface, seven appendices, and an index are included.
Descriptors: Guides, Higher Education, Tenure, College Faculty, College Environment, College Instruction, Faculty Promotion, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation, Career Planning, Job Search Methods, Faculty Workload, Research
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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