July 7, 2008
A primer for new professors on what to expect in the first year on the job
It helps to be a skilled multitasker when you are starting out in a new faculty position. There is so much to learn about your new job, department, institution, and town.
While much of what you need to know can't be learned until you actually begin work, you can start thinking ahead — about the best way to balance work with your personal life, about teaching, and about the many expectations