What On Earth Did I Do a PhD For?

By Corinne Thompson, part of The Summer Series of guest posts I think the most useful element of having a PhD (besides being able to use it in communications with banks and airlines to get them to pay attention to you) is the tendency for others to give you the benefit of the doubt. Why? … Continue reading What On Earth Did I Do a PhD For?

Advice for Australians on the American Academic Job Market

By Ain Simpson, part of The Summer Series of guest posts The U.S. job market can be quite overwhelming at times, especially if you’re applying from outside the U.S as I was in 2013-14.  And I still found it overwhelming two years later when I was in the U.S.!  Coming from Australia, I found the … Continue reading Advice for Australians on the American Academic Job Market