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COACHE recognizes member campuses with highest levels of pre-tenure faculty job satisfaction

November 15, 2010

Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) today released the names of its member colleges and universities with the highest levels of pre-tenure faculty job satisfaction.

Data from COACHE’s Tenure-Track Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey reveal some colleges and universities as “exemplary” on key dimensions of the work experiences of early-career faculty. The assessment considers the same benchmark dimensions used in COACHE’s institutional reports: tenure practices; the clarity of institutional expectations for tenure; the nature of...

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COACHE releases first study of pre-tenure faculty satisfaction by discipline, sex

July 12, 2010


Physical sciences and humanities faculty among those satisfied with more aspects of their careers

A new report by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) reveals evidence of major differences in work satisfaction between faculty in different academic areas and between men and women within many of those areas. In surveys of untenured assistant professors at research universities, faculty in the physical sciences and  humanities were among those satisfied with more aspects of their work lives, while faculty...

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