Category Archives: Academic Culture
Long time no hear everybody! Today, we’re re-posting Robert Palmer’s blog on his experience on grad school. We’re experiencing a brain-drain in academia, if we continue to ignore racism, sexism, elitism and all its nastiness.
Recently, a well-meaning senior colleague told me that I should be excited to apply to one-year positions. “They can lead to a tenure track, and moreover, it gives you the chance to get an overview of the different institutions out … Continue reading
Originally posted on Tenure, She Wrote:
Today’s post is by Dr. Belle, a fourth-year postdoc Job openings are both a blessing and a curse. They can infuse both search committees and applicants with a sense of hope for the opportunities…
“In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” ― Margaret Thatcher It’s not often that someone on my side of the political fence quotes someone from Thatcher’s side in order … Continue reading
The common white male student (discipulus pallidus masculinus vulgaris) comes in all forms and shapes, is however characterized by certain outward appearances: He will wear cargo shorts (unless outside temperatures are minus 18 Fahrenheit, which is when sweatpants become appropriate … Continue reading