75% administration, 25% research… life on the alt-ac track.
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Set daily goals, identify and avoid productivity enemies, and monitor how you’re doing from week to week, says Minerva Cheevy.
Becoming known as an authority in a little-studied field can leave an academic feeling uncertain that the attention is deserved.
Gender inequality in academia is about more than just family-friendly policies.
If you can answer your emails quickly and effectively, people will think you are a superhero.
Sometimes, the skills you need most come from things that people advise you not to do.
An introvert’s insecurity and worry about attending ScienceOnline2012.
When I moved my blog over here to The Chronicle, one of the things I was worried about was keeping up with expectations. What on earth was I going to write about? My fellow Chronicle bloggers are a pretty high-level crowd, always writing about Important Issues and stuff. I do that sometimes too,…
Now that I have the freedom to pursue some new projects, I don’t know where to start.
Academia and roller derby are similar in a couple of ways - for example, perserverance is key, and you fall down a lot - but they are so very different.