Navigating the Academic Career

This page provides a compilation of web-based resources and references on navigating the academic career. 

Alstete, J. W. (2000). Post tenure faculty development: Building a system of faculty improvement and appreciation. New York, NY: Jossey-Boss.

Bataille, G. M., & Brown, B. E. (2006). Faculty career paths: Multiple routes to academic success and satisfaction. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Burge, G. (2015). Mapping your academic career: Charting the course of a professor's career. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.

Furstenberg, F. F. (2013). Behind the academic curtain: How to find success and happiness with a PhD. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Hall, D. (2002). The academic self: An owner's manual. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press.

Haviland, D., Ortiz, A. M., & Henriques, L. (2017). Shaping your career: A guide for early career faculty. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Johnson, W. B. (2016). On being a mentor: A guide for higher education faculty. New York, NY: Routledge.

Kelsky, K. (2015). The professor is in: The essential guide to turning your Ph. D. into a job. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press.

Lenning, E., Brightman, S., & Caringella, S. (Eds.). (2011). A guide to surviving a career in academia: Navigating the rites of passage. London: Routledge.

Licata, C. M., & Morreale, J. C. (Eds.). (2007). Post-tenure faculty review and renewal: Experienced voices. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Phillips, S. L., & Dennison, S. T. (2015). Faculty mentoring: A practical manual for mentors, mentees, administrators, and faculty developers. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Shaw, V. N. (2013). Navigating the academic career: Common issues and uncommon strategies. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Pub.

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