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Category Archives: Negotiating faculty / post doc positions
Gotta catch ’em all, URM!
By Carrie Diaz Eaton and Pamela E. Harris We received the same email: Tuesday, Dec 17, 1:37 PM and Tuesday, Dec 17, 1:42 PM. No time to personalize the email. Simply change last names. After all, any one will do, … Continue reading
The importance of leadership skills
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
Job Seekers: how do you prepare and conduct a Skype job interview
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
Some suggestions for revising rejected grant proposals
Getting grants for research projects is hugely important for all active investigators. In universities where research is emphasized, pre-tenure faculty will be evaluated a couple of times before the tenure decision and grant activity is an important element in that … Continue reading
Your Upcoming Job Interview
Many of you are in the middle of the job search process and are going to have interviews pretty soon, so I wanted to offer some thoughts on how to prepare. I am hoping that other readers can add their … Continue reading