Pretenures -- JrProfessHers (Pretenures) email list


About Pretenures
English (USA)

JrProfessHers (Pretenures) is a moderated mailing list for women faculty in computer science,computer engineering and information technology who do not yet have tenure.

Because being in a new (or relatively new) job and going through the tenure process can be stressful, it can be useful to share experiences with and get advice from other women in the same situation. Some of the topics will likely be specific to women, while others will be more general. Anonymous postings can be made by sending a request to the list moderators.

This list requires each subscriber to provide a short statement about her qualifications to join this list; specifically, that she is:

* a faculty member in a computer science, computer engineering, or information technology department
* in a tenure track position
* not yet tenured
* female

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Pretenures Archives. (The current archive is only available to the list members.)

Using Pretenures
The mailing list is organized around conversations. To begin a new conversation, send email to Alternately, if you would like to specify a name for your new conversation, send your message to, replacing name with the name you would like (e.g.,

To continue an existing conversation, simply use your mailer's "reply-all" command.

You can subscribe to the list, or change your existing subscription, in the sections below.

Subscribing to Pretenures

Subscribe to Pretenures by filling out the following form. This is a closed list, which means your subscription will be held for approval. You will be notified of the list moderator's decision by email. This is also a private list, which means that the list of members is not available to non-members.

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    This list requires subscribers to provide a short essay on their qualifications to join this list. To join the list, you must tell us:1) your involvement in technical computing -- one or two sentences is enough, 2) that you are a woman, and 3) that you HAVE READ and AGREE to follow the rules in the frequently asked questions Thank you!

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