04 novembre 2016

We need more women academics to step up as experts

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Meredith Dault. We’re building a database of qualified women to help the media find them. More...

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Should education professors have school-related experience?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jerome St-Amand. Many job postings in the field of education across the country do not require a minimum number of years working in schools. More...

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The emptiness of branding universities for “success”

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Sue Sorensen. As a student, I was pleased to be part of a school where we at least allegedly strived to serve each other and society. More...

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The faculty recruitment process is complex, competitive and crazy

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jontahan Thon. I interviewed at countless top-tier institutes this year and realized that it is perhaps not the best time to find a job. Most of the places invited me for the second visit and showed serious commitment in recruiting me. More...

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Academic science does not prepare you for the challenges ahead

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jontahan Thon. In an earlier post I defined the present economic climate for burgeoning young scientists, and the career uncertainty that should be expected if pursuing this career trajectory. Here I describe the reality of what that entails in four personal independent anecdotes. The first was my own. More...

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Parental leave: the poor man’s sabbatical

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By David Kent. Getting a job in academic science is not easy. The hours are long, the work is intense, and there is no clear relationship between amount of work and success. More...

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Taking parental leave: I’m glad I’m not a postdoc

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By David Kent. As a group leader, I’m in a better position to take some precious time off. More...

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Reflections from a male scientist on parental leave

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By David Kent. My 3.5 months of parental leave recently finished and I’m back in the lab. It’s been a fantastic experience overall – I’ve learned a lot and enjoyed my time. More...

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Feeding the “crisis” beast: How The Walrus got it wrong on contract faculty

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Melonie Fullick. A new Walrus column fits into a narrative that’s not really in line with the usual critiques of contract faculty hiring. More...

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