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Unless you are at a rare institution where it is common and expected for recent graduates to stay on under a post-doc with their supervisor, I don't see any reason not to just ask. Surely your supervisor knows that you need to arrange your next career steps and will hopefully support you. I have an opportunity to apply for a post-doc at MIT, but need your ...


A MS in the US doesn't have a national definition. It is defined by the individual university (or university system). So, the time to completion of the degree gives you almost no information about its quality. Since Stony Brook is highly reputable (one of the top two state universities in New York) I'd expect that education there to be high quality. It is ...


Let me add to Buffy's answer that, if you're near a university, you could attend some seminars in (or near) the area(s) you're interested in. Even if you're not physically near a university, there might be zoom seminars you could join.

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