books and links cover a number of different areas, including teaching
law school, teaching outside of a professional degree program and teaching
Changing Jobs -- A Handbook for
by Heidi McNeil (Editor)
This book is your career guidance office reduced to a book. Whether that
is good or bad, the section on teaching in a law school is excellent.
Order this book
In addition, there are important essays you should read:
from The Great Essay, also known as
"Information and Advice for Persons
Interested in Teaching Law"
is extremely important. You
must read this essay if your goal is to teach law. The excerpts
page links to the full essay. Be aware that outside of law schools, law faculty
are seen as a bit insular and limited, with quirkier than normal personalities
and flaws. They tend to be paid less than business school faculty at
a graduate level.
and reflections. Not as important as the other
The Academic Job Search Handbook
by Mary Heiberger
This book teaches everything about non-law, non-business school faculty
positions. If you want to be a success outside of those two areas, consider
this book. Order this book.
The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense at
by Dr. Suzette Hadin Elgin
An extremely useful book. This is not about confrontation, it is about success
and it includes worksheets and specific examples and drills. Order