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

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