Category Archives: Interview

Preparing for Job Applications

Whether you are looking for a research job, teaching job, or position outside of academia, my advice for graduate students is to begin the job search process as early as possible. These days, candidates face several types of interviews—by video conference, phone, … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Challenges of Grad School: Preparing for Qualifying Exams

One of the major challenges during my graduate studies was the preparation for the Graduate Qualifying Exam (GQE). I started preparing for that exam six months in advance, and I spent every night solving the previous exams to get an idea … Continue reading

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Interview with Leo Goldmakher

  How did you get interested in mathematics? When I was in 7th grade, in Boston, I enrolled in an experimental program called The Math Circle, where students discover math on their own. We, the students, came up with all … Continue reading

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Documenting the Academic Job Search – Part IV

(Read Part III here.) This will be the last installment in my job search series, though it will perhaps be the most important. In particular, I share research on negotiating a job offer.

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Documenting the Academic Job Search – Part III

(Read Part II here.) With the Joint Meetings approaching this installment will primarily provide tips on “how to conference”.

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