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Interviewing for academic jobs …with kids

What do you do when you have a child and are invited to an interview away from home?

Here’s an excerpt from my post on InsideHigherEd:

“So when the day came that the phone call arrived from my desired department offering an on-campus interview, I was ready to leave immediately and jump as high as they requested. Then I remembered…I had a child who was still nursing through the night. What should I do? Do I tell the potential department that I would be bringing my family? Do I leave my nursling at home for the first time and hope that he would not wean himself during those few days away?”

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