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How to choose your Postdoc position: A Step-by-step guide

Elisabeth Pain, contributing editor for Europe (Science Careers-From the journal Science), in a recent article compiled a huge amount of information on tips for choosing a postdoc position. 2,310 more words


Who says you can't go home? Part II

I have one cat in a cardboard box and another sat on my P45; it is really happening!  As alluded to in Part I, I am relocating out of London back home to the Midlands to start a new job as a lecturer. 436 more words


The uncertainty principle: Scramble for J visas

I just made up a new uncertainty principle that applies to postdocs. It states that if you have secured a postdoc, you have to worry about getting your J visa. 665 more words


Friendships in a foreign land: Part II

This is a continuation of a post I made earlier. In this post I am going to give you some tips to make friends when moving to a new city or a new country. 377 more words


Friendships in a foreign land

I moved to a city on the east coast of USA around 1 and a half years ago. The first question people asked me during my initial months, as soon as they realized that  I was not from here, was whether I liked it here. 448 more words


Stanford Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities 2016-18

Deadline: November 16
Length: 2 years with possible renewal for a third; three humanities fields for 2016-18
Comments: Must be within years of PhD; three humanities fields for 2016-18 are English, Art & Art History, East Asian Languages & Cultures, and Theater & Performing Arts… 7 more words

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European University Institute Max Weber and Jean Monnet Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Social and Historical Sciences

Deadline: October 25

Length: 1 or 2 years

Comments: Must have received doctorate within past 5 years. Postdocs attract applicants from ” political and social sciences, economics, law and history.” Several thematic clusters, including… 11 more words

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