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Brandeis University Allen-Berenson Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sexuality Studies

Deadline: November 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We welcome candidates in all fields whose research contributes to an intersectional and interdisciplinary understanding of sexuality and/or queer studies. 18 more words

2014 Deadlines

University of Massachusetts-Amherst Mellon/Sawyer Postdoctoral Associateship

Deadline: November 10

Length: 1 year

Comments: Postdoc is ” linked to the Sawyer Seminar, “Beyond Medieval and Modern: Rethinking Global Paradigms of Political Economy and Culture.” We seek a humanist or social scientist studying global connectivities within alternative periodizations or mappings of world history, political economy, or culture.  94 more words

2014 Deadlines

Pieces of Wisdom I Learned from My Supervisor (2)

Create options

“Academic life is so full of contingency that you will only survive if you keep creating options. You never know which door you’ll go through eventually, but it is important to have a door open somewhere at all phases of your career.” My supervisor told me this a couple of times, not only during the PhD phase, but particularly after the dissertation had been defended and the academic career rat race started. 572 more words


The number one tip against stress in your PhD

Be honest: as a PhD or PostDoc, how often do you get to work outside, somewhere green, where you can feel the sun shine, the wind blow, hear birds, smell flowers or fall leaves? 290 more words


How to get a postdoc position (guest post)

Note from Jeremy: This is a guest post by Margaret Kosmala, a postdoc in Organismal and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard. It’s the first in a planned series on life as a postdoc. 888 more words


Publication and changing jobs

Unsurprisingly, most of my posts for a while will relate to issues regarding changing jobs within academia.

Today has thrown up an issue that I hadn’t anticipated. 496 more words


Postdoctoral Fellowship is available with PCP-PIRE!

A 2-year postdoctoral fellowship is available starting January 2015!

PCP-PIRE is seeking a strong field paleontologist or geologist to join our team to:
1) conduct original field-based research on the ancient biodiversity, climates, and environments of Panama; 161 more words