Academic Job Market

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Higher Education In The United States - Government Coordination - Academic Employment
1990s significant changes in the economics of academic life began to be felt, identified by some as a catastrophe in the making and by others as a new era with potentially huge gains for the ... as a new "corporatization of the university." Academic jobs have been traditionally viewed by many intellectuals as desirable, because of the autonomy and intellectual ... higher education fell sharply, there were routinely more tenure-track jobs than Ph.D ...

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