Resource Post: Samples of Academic Jobs Excluding Disabled Candidates.

This is a small sample of the 60 or so higher education job ads I found that contain clauses at least potentially excluding disabled applicants. Look for words like “occasionally,” “may,” or “frequently” as ways to avoid violating the ADA. However, disabled applicants, like all marginalized peoples, are less likely to apply for jobs when … Continue ReadingResource Post: Samples of Academic Jobs Excluding Disabled Candidates.

Women and Science: Harassment and Dropping Out

A few weeks ago, I wrote a well-read blog post about girls and science. Apparently, we’re still debating whether it’s nuture or nature that drives women to choose professions other than science. Two recent pieces in the national media provide more evidence for the ways that women get driven out of the scientific profession, as … Continue ReadingWomen and Science: Harassment and Dropping Out