This book candidly provides assistant professors and graduate sutdents contemplating a career in academia with practical information that will facilitate their meeting collegiality and service expectations for promotion and tenure.The focus is on meeting departmental and institutional expectations for collegiality and service. While a superior record for collegiality and service are unlikely to compensate for a weak teaching or publishing record, an inadequate record for one or both of these can result in denial of tenure and promotion. Following the recommendations in this book can substantially increase the likelihood of meeting collegiality and service expectations.
Preface Be Collegial or Perish! Criteria Used to Evaluate Collegiality and Service for Tenure Meeting Expectations for Advising, Mentoring, and Recruiting Students Coping with Committee Responsibilities Coping with Administrative Responsibilities Getting Program Grants and Other Extramural Funding for Your Department and Institution Ways You Can Help Your Institution Meet Its Responsibility to Serve Its Community Ways You Can Help Your Department Meet Its Service Responsibilities to Professional Associations Things You Can Do to Enhance Your Department's Reputation Do's and Don'ts for Developing Collegial Relationships with Colleagues Documenting Collegiality and Service for Promotion and Tenure Service Opportunities Beyond Tenure References Index