Dual-career couples seeking positions at the same institution can face concerns over nepotism in leadership if one takes on a supervisory role, writes Gene Fant, vice president for academic administration at Union University, in Jackson, Tenn. Many schools have policies to prevent such situations, but couples should be up-front about their aspirations when applying for jobs, Fant notes in this blog post. "At the very least, a candidate should be clear about the need for a second position early on in the process," he advises.

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