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should grad students stop publishing? (or: why philosophers need sociology)

(This is a guest post from Samuel Loncar in response to David Velleman’s “The Publication Emergency”)

In his recent post at The Daily Nous, David Velleman of New York University and  872 more words


Peterborough's unemployment rate highest in Canada

Peterborough’s unemployment rate is once again the highest among metropolitan areas in Canada.

According to Statistics Canada, Peterborough’s jobless rate was 9.6 per cent for the month of July — continuing a steady climb from 4.9 per cent in March and 8.5 per cent in June. 199 more words


Expect nothing.

I finally revised my teaching and research statements for the job market this year. For all the complaining I did about it, it wasn’t that bad. 578 more words

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Society 'misfit'

Dear readers,

After months of trying to get ‘normal jobs’. I must say: ‘I feel like a total misfit.’
Even before I entered my secret profession, I had troubles keeping a ‘normal’ job. 310 more words

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Navigating Today's Academic Job Market

The world of higher education can be a mystery for many graduate students. Finding a job in today’s academic market is a challenge. Many doctoral students still believe that they will get a tenured job. 623 more words


Have you Googled yourself lately?

You’ve cleaned up and locked down your Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram for your job search, but is there anything you may be missing? Here are four things you can do to help keep your online presence from being a liability: 314 more words

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