July 7, 2009

Kill the AHA Job Registry now

What David Evans and Tenured Radical (aka Claire Potter) said. The Professional Respect Abbatoir should be dismantled at all academic meetings and be replaced by phone interviews or (gasp!) inviting one more candidate to a campus interview. Especially in the current environment, when graduate students and new scholars might not be able to afford to come to the AHA for one- or two- nanosecond interviewlets, the AHA Job Registry and similar creatures should die.

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Posted in Higher education on July 7, 2009 3:05 PM |