Success on the Tenure Track: Five Keys to Faculty Job Satisfaction

Success on the Tenure Track: Five Keys to Faculty Job Satisfaction

by Cathy Ann Trower


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421405971
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 08/15/2012
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Cathy Ann Trower is research associate at Harvard University, Graduate School of Education.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Author's Note xi

1 Introduction 1

2 Study Background and Methodology 24

3 Tenure 37

4 Work-Life Integration 63

5 Support for Research and Teaching 93

6 Culture, Climate, and Collegiality 122

7 Engaging Leaders across the Campus 156

8 The Future of the Tenure Track 182


A In-Depth Interview Guide 205

B Master List of Interview Categories for Coding 214

C University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Appointments and Review 215

D University of Kansas General Principles for Developing Faculty Evaluation Plans 219

E Ohio State University Core Dossier Outline (Criteria for Tenure) 223

F University of Iowa Tenure Dossier 229

G University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Dual-Career Academic Couples Program 233

H Mentoring at the University of Iowa 236

I Ohio State University Academic Plan Scorecard, Update 2006 239

Notes 243

References 249

Index 263

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