December 17, 2009
Job Slump Worsens for Language and Literature Scholars
The job market for language and literature scholars, already weak before the recession hit, is likely to leave job seekers chasing a rapidly shrinking pool of jobs for the next several years.
A new analysis of employment advertising conducted by the Modern Language Association, to be released on Thursday, projects a 37-percent drop in faculty positions advertised in the association's electronic job list this academic year, compared with last year. The projection is