Bringing a little much-needed gallows humor to the indignity of the academic job search, here (you can also just click on the title of this post) is the first in my Market Crash Course (get it? Because the market CRASHED?) series for Vitae. I believe my objections to the current dossier process are unassailable. My solution might need work, but hey, at least I offered one.
Now I must return to the cross upon which I spend my days nailed. Because I’M A MARTYR, GET IT? For serious, though, I just have to go teach. 54 paper conferences in a row–is there anything that can fry a teacher’s brain more than attempting to reconfigure that many essays in real-time? #friedout