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ERIC Number: EJ1034388
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-0736-7627
Speaking from Experience: Advice to Junior Faculty for Navigating the Tenure-Track
Tollefson-Hall, Karin; Pfeiler-Wunder, Amy; Hsieh, Kevin; Henry, Carole
Journal of Faculty Development, v27 n3 p44-48 Sep 2013
Four faculty members of varying rank provide insight into beginning a career as a faculty member and the tenure process based on their experiences at three distinct universities in the United States. Examples of evaluation processes and documentation of activities are provided. Institutional support systems for teaching and scholarship are described; mentor programs are explored along with social support networks, and suggestions for becoming a part of the campus community are given. Recommendations for balancing teaching, research and service provide guidance for new faculty facing the reality of the responsibilities of a career in academe.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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