The Road to Tenure

The Road to Tenure

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The Road to Tenure offers humorous recollections of the messiness and confusion that fill the days of a pre-tenure academica€”from graduate school through the postdoc and into the assistant professor days. The booka€™s three sections roughly map onto the chronology of academic life, beginning with graduate school and the job search experience; followed by teaching, research, and service; and finally the challenges of family and academic identity. The book is not a how-to, nor does it emphasize a€œlessons learneda€ on the way to tenure. Instead, the collection earnestly, and with good humor, captures a significant and meaningful slice of the experience of pursuing academia in contemporary colleges and universities. For the doctoral student or newly hired faculty member, these essays will provide some comfort with their implicit suggestion that, while ita€™s certainly hard work, you are not alone.I dona#39;t think thata#39;s an off-the-shelf system, but a good kayak or rack shop might be able to fit one on your vehicle. Fortunately, you (and I) wona#39;t have to ... Both Yakima and Thule have installation guides, and all you have to do is look for your vehicle make and model and youa#39;ll find the dimensions you need listed in the book. As much as I would rather not think ... You can get by with a set of gutter clamps bolted to a 2x4, with maybe a little rug for padding. Thata#39;s the classic homemadeanbsp;...

Title:The Road to Tenure
Author: Erin Marie Furtak, Ian Parker Renga
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-04-02

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