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Unanswered Postdoc and Career Opportunity E-mails

Not sure if this is the case but I never respond to generic emails and neither do many colleagues I know, if you personalise the email chances of reply are far greater, i.e. explain why the person ...
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What departments in a university could want a volunteer pure math alumni during the summer?

If asking in a math department, I would not look for "volunteers" or "opportunities". Instead, I'd identify something specific you'd like to accomplish, and ask for help with that. ...
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Likeliness of getting University posts outside India when you started doing PhD at 35 in Mathematics

The binding factor won't be your age or where you studied. If you have done good work in your doctorate then you are competitive. However, in many places, the academic market isn't very good at the ...
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What is the prestige/status/merit-value of a Graduate degree in Pure Math/Philosophy(of math, or logic) in industry (particularly programming jobs)?

Yes, you absolutely get smart points ... scored in awarding an interview. But that has no value if you can't answer the interview questions.
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What is the prestige/status/merit-value of a Graduate degree in Pure Math/Philosophy(of math, or logic) in industry (particularly programming jobs)?

There are varying sorts of PhD's in math. One stereotype involves huge specialization, to some obscure technical issue of interest to only a few people in the world, ... and broader mathematical ...
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What is the prestige/status/merit-value of a Graduate degree in Pure Math/Philosophy(of math, or logic) in industry (particularly programming jobs)?

Mathematics provides a way of thinking about things that is valuable in a lot of things. However, the "prestige" of a doctorate is mostly valuable with your mom. Likewise, philosophy, gives ...
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It there a non-academic job that reviews conference or journal submissions?

The answer is yes, and here's an example from Enago. Why wait for months to get feedback on your manuscript? Get a professional peer review in just 7 days! Our experts will thoroughly review your ...
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