Tools for Dossier Success: A Guide for Promotion and Tenure

1st Edition

Joy J. Burnham, Lisa M. Hooper, Vivian H. Wright

Published April 19, 2010
Reference - 152 Pages
ISBN 9780415998925 - CAT# Y100110

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Tools for Dossier Success demystifies the dossier process from start to finish. Written for faculty members at different points in their academic trajectory, this is a practical, step-by-step guide to planning, creating, and polishing the best possible representation of accumulated evidence and accomplishments in teaching, research, and service. The "how to" information offered here is essential for those seeking tenure or promotion from associate professor to professor, senior faculty serving as mentors, and graduate students planning an entrance into academia.

Key features include:

  • Relevant and useful information for faculty in diverse disciplines and settings
  • A comprehensive six-step model to ensure the best representation of one’s work   
  • Tips and suggestions to help avoid common pitfalls
  • Best practice examples from successful tenured faculty
  • Steps for seeking out assistance from other faculty, mentors, and peers
  • A balanced review of the "ups and downs" of the tenure process


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