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As a fourth year doctoral candidate, in addition to having completed comprehensive examinations and prospectus and working on the dissertation, my thoughts are also turning towards the job market and securing that first academic position. This purpose of this blog is to chronicle the trials and tribulations of completing my Ph.D. and finding that first job.

Sunday, February 05, 2006

More Academic Advice

Not so much sure how much of this is advice for actual and hopeful academics, but it is all things that we will face one of these days after we break into the academy.

Finishing the Ph.D.
Tenure

Writing

Publishing

Presenting

Teaching

Grants/Funding

Mentorship

The Academy in General

That's about all for now... I'll post more in a month or so...

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