Part 3: Service. When you join a committee, you either make your colleagues' workdays easier or make them harder. If the latter, they will remember the fact and it may very well come up at tenure time.
Part 2: Teaching. Sage-on-the-stage, the flipped classroom? No need for that. Just avoid a few crucial missteps. Plus: How to raise your students’ grades without inflating them. From First Things.
Part 1: Research. If you are an untenured humanities who is also a religious or social conservative, the bar is set higher for you. Mark Bauerlein is here to offer advice to the untenured professor.
Dr. Gordon gives advice to future adjuncts on their journey toward tenure.
Walter Williams offers some suggestions for how to become a good teacher.
Daniel Asia gives advice to future arts and humanities scholars.
NAS member Robert Koons gives advice to those pursuing philosophy.
Jason Fertig gives advice to people considering a career in academia.
The academy needs ideological diversity, and conservative students should be undaunted in participating at the higest level.
NAS director of communications David Randall advises current and future adjunct professors.
The first in a series of letters to new and prospective professors.