Latest Chronicle Column: “The Etiquette of Accepting a Job Offer”

Chronicle publishes my latest “Career Confidential” column. David D. Perlmutter. “The Etiquette of Accepting a Job Offer.Chronicle of Higher Education, April 5, 2013, pp. A40-41.

 “The academic job market is overcrowded, but departments are hiring, and each year thousands of graduate students and other candidates will get phone calls offering them tenure-track positions. It is typically a moment of mutual giddiness. The department heads are excited at the prospect of a terrific new colleague; the job applicants now know that their immediate future is assured. Then, well, complications may ensue.” [read more

Perlmutter on “Job Searching on the Job”

A new essay of mine was published: David D. Perlmutter. “Job Searching on the Job.” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 23, 2009. [online]. It’s mostly about the tactics of looking for a new job while already on the tenure track and asks: Whom should you tell about your job search, whom shouldn’t you tell, how, and why?

Originally posted October 30, 2009 at PolicyByBlog