Becoming Competitive for a Teaching (and Research) Position: Part I

By Joseph Provost, University of San Diego The number of articles and blog posts discussing the difficulties of finding a job are disheartening.¬† The jobs are out there, but the competition is steep. ¬†Research-focused academic jobs are one of many career paths for a Ph.D.¬† Fortunate graduate students and post doctorates will have mentors or…