By Nicola Koper. When I landed a tenure-track position, several years ago now, I remember thinking how nice it was going to be not to have to worry about money anymore. I was finally on salary. No more applying for grants and scholarships every year and wondering how I was going to put food on the table if I didn’t get them. But things really haven’t turned out that way. This is just one of those cases where my expectations were, lets say, divergent from reality. Read more...