Tag: negotiation

Faculty Negotiations: The Phone or The Computer

Negotiating for a faculty position can be a stressful experience.  There is a lot riding on decisions made in a short span of time. Fortunately, you can get everything in writing and make sure all is well with a simple rule of thumb: chat on the phone, negotiate via email. Many people think of negotiations

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Will They Pull a Faculty Position Offer?

For anyone applying for a faculty position, this is probably the nightmare scenario: you interviewed, you like the position, they liked you, they offer you the position, you begin negotiating, and then they pull the offer. What the hell just happened? This topic is difficult for me to discuss because it is so thoroughly beyond-the-pale

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How to Negotiate a Faculty Salary

So you have an offer of employment- congratulations! This is one of the most exciting experiences I have had in my professional progression (although I also enjoy interviewing). Salary is only one piece of the negotiation package, but it is the one many people spend the most time thinking about. I would encourage you to

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Successfully Navigating the Spousal Hire

So you want to go into academia, and your spouse also wants to work at the same institution. There is a position open for you, you interview, you get an offer. How do you handle negotiating a hire for your spouse? I have been successful and unsuccessful in this pursuit, so I will share my

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What is FTE and why do you Need to Know It?

This is important for anyone applying for a faculty position. ┬áThe FTE is a core part of every faculty position. It dictates how you’ll spend your time, how you will be evaluated, and what the main focus of the position is. ┬áThe FTE, or sometimes EFT, means “Full-Time Equivalent” or “Equivalent Full Time”, and is

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