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On standards or conventions specific to the United States higher education system, which differs in structure and style from the systems in other parts of the world.

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This isn't an answer, but it's too lengthy to fit in the margin... I'm going to adopt a deliberately contrarian point of view here and criticize the assumptions underlying the question from a quantit …
answered Feb 6 '14 by David Ketcheson
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Tuition rates have grown much faster than inflation over the past decades; most estimates show that they've more than doubled -- after adjusting for inflation! -- in the past 30 years. There seems to …
answered May 23 '15 by David Ketcheson
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I think all the answers given so far (and several others) are included in the list at gradschools.com. Start with the list here: Federally funded portable fellowships It includes DOE CSGF, NASA, D …
answered Mar 7 '16 by David Ketcheson
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In the middle east and some other parts of Asia, it is standard to address someone this way (title + first (given) name), including in academia.
answered Aug 3 '18 by David Ketcheson
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At my institution, (which typically takes its cues from Tier 1 US institutions and is led by scientists who all come from Tier 1 US institutions), the dean solicits 6 names from the faculty member and …
answered Mar 10 '15 by David Ketcheson
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There's nothing to prevent you from accepting the TT position (which presumably carries better pay and more prestige) while still pursuing positions elsewhere. Indeed, having a tenure-track position …
answered Oct 14 '17 by David Ketcheson
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The odds of a given individual being accepted (which is how I would interpret the phrase "difficulty") depend on the number of similarly-qualified and better-qualified applicants, as well as on the nu …
answered Mar 17 '16 by David Ketcheson