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Category Archives: work-life balance
Recently, I have been re-reading Michel Houellebecq’s 2015 novel Submission. It’s about a hedonistic literature professor who sleeps with his students, has the diet of a frat boy, and occasionally does “work” researching an obscure (at least, to me) 19th-century … Continue reading
The most consistent advice I have received on being successful in math: Do good work. Stay connected with the mathematical community. Ok. How do we do these things? Early career mathematicians are especially encouraged to: Collaborate. Go to conferences. Participate … Continue reading
I got an email a few days ago telling me that my MathJobs account will be deleted in a month, after nearly two years of inactivity. The 4 years I spent on the job market have given me a Pavlovian … Continue reading