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Tara Kuther, Ph.D.

Tips for New Junior Faculty

By June 4, 2011

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Even graduate students who have teaching experience find the transition to a faculty position challenging. Assistant professors must juggle research, teaching, and service, and each of these can comprise a career in itself. InsideHigherEd's Daniel S. Hamermesh provides some helpful advice for new junior faculty, such as: publish quickly, stagger your projects, and avoid over preparing for class. This is good basic advice. However, universities differ so remember to take your time and learn about the culture of your new institution as you begin your career as faculty member.

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