LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
Books > Education & Teaching > Higher & Continuing Education > B00HVILYUY
  1. Tenure hacks
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. Tenure hacks

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (3 reviews)
    Not Available / Digital Item

Additional Information

Tenure Hacks: The 12 Secrets of Making Tenure
A brutally Machiavellian guidebook for the current or aspiring assistant professor, this irreverent treasure trove of tips and tricks pulls back the curtain on the tenure game and how to win it.

1.It’s a (money) game: Follow the money, know the game
2.Winning doesn’t always matter: It’s the CV, stupid
3.Why you won’t be told the truth: Conflicting interests
4.Focus, focus, focus: DON’T follow your passion
5.It’s all about timing: The clock is 3 years, not 6
6.The right publishing mindset: It’s fishing, not baseball
7.The right publishing practices: Watch the clock
8.Suck at teaching: Escape the time sink
9.Win the student evaluation game: Gaming the system
10.The real purpose of conferences: Not what you think
11.The potential poison of early grants: Not all that glitters is good (for you)
12.Politics & service: Join the silent minority

Bonus section: The job hunt - Getting to the tenure track in the first place

Similar Products

How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing (Lifetools: Books for the General Public)The Coach's Guide for Women Professors: Who Want a Successful Career and a Well-Balanced LifeThe Professor Is In: The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. Into a JobWrite It Up: Practical Strategies for Writing and Publishing Journal Articles (APA Lifetools: Books for the General Public)Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success (electronic version)Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get FundedSlow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy

Russell James
Kindle Edition
Kindle eBook
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I am currently an assistant professor at major university and found this book to be incredibly useful. Earning tenure is all about publications and this book provides some great ideas on how to maximize your productivity. I keep it next to my computer at work as a constant reminder...
This book provides a good overview of how to become a successful professor (which perhaps differs from what I would consider being a "good" professor). The underlying message is that conflicts of interest exist between tenure-track faculty, members of the department, and the college/university. In order to be successful, faculty members must focus on developing a research track record that will make them valuable to their institution (and an attractive candidate to others) rather than spending their energy on teaching and service efforts to please students/members of the department.

Overall this is a quick read and has some good advice that is somewhat obvious, but rarely formally given (e.g., if your department wants to do something stupid, let it - as a nontenured professor, you are essentially a temporary employee / It is better not to make tenure because members of your department personally hate you rather than spending too much time on service to please... Read more
The book is narrowly intended only for those readers who teach at a major research university. Not very useful for those who don't
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Seeds, Supplements, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, the item and information is displayed for reference purposes only. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.