How much do hiring decisions in academia factor in the gender of the applicant?
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Previous research found a preference in academia for hiring stellar female candidates over stellar male candidates for STEM jobs. A new study investigated what happens if applicants aren't as evenly matched.
What’s the future?
Jens Schott Knudsen
Students at American universities are spending more and more years on completing their PhDs, only to find there are fewer and fewer tenure-track jobs.
In evaluations, men are often seen as more knowledgeable.
Contrary to what some think, the battle against sexism in STEM has not been won, let alone reversed in favor of women.
Germany’s universities have two academics classes: professors and everyone else.
The routes for academics to become professors are different in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.
In a changing environment, how do universities ensure academic freedom for all?
East Georgia State College
With an increasing percentage of adjunct faculty, tenure and academic freedom are way more complex and nuanced than we realize.