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Category Archives: career advancement
By Dr. Jennifer Austin What to do well before requesting letters of recommendation Change can be challenging for anyone and the transition in moving beyond an undergraduate career can be arduous for many. You can make this time easier by … Continue reading
This post is intended to be the beginning of a discussion of best practices for postdocs in order to place themselves in a good position for the next step in an academic career. I encourage mentors and junior investigators who … Continue reading
Leadership training in academia and in particular in mathematics is something we don’t tend to discuss or think about that much until we are about to take on a leadership academic position and wished we could have had some formal … Continue reading
This post was written by two postdoctoral researchers in biomathematics, Amy Buchmann (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Alex Hoover (email@example.com), who are currently on the job market. This is a reflection of their Skype interview experiences so far. Q: How is a Skype … Continue reading
By Chad Topaz, Williams College and May Mei, Denison University Summer is upon us, which means it’s time for sunglasses, sandcastles, and student research. Every summer, we find ourselves explaining to students how to do a literature review. Prompted by … Continue reading