Making the Move

DrdrA began her career as a non-tenure-track faculty member, then switched over to the tenure track and a reader of hers asks how she did that. At that time, she went on "a full-scale job search, submitting about a billion applications all over the country. I had quite a few interviews, and a number of respectable offers," she writes. Now, however, DrdrA points out that the academic job market is not at its best, to say the least.

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