I have recently graduated from my PhD and am working in my first post-doctoral (post-doc) position.
Before I carry on with the rest of this post, I feel I should clarify that I love my job and I intend to stay in academic research! 802 more words
Like many academics, I’ve spent many hours this summer in conference rooms with fluorescent lighting and insufficient air conditioning. For the most part, this has been a real pleasure—after a year of teaching, it is always invigorating to hear others present their research and engage in fruitful conversations. 739 more words