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Faculty application: getting a recommendation letter from a professor at the same university

Ask him about the appropriateness (as well as his willingness) of his writing a letter. I think that in most cases it wouldn't be a problem, but he would then, possibly, need to abstain from further ...
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Should I exclude my supervisor as a reference when applying for academic jobs outside my PhD area?

If you completed your PhD, then your thesis advisor probably knows you better than anyone else. If I was an employer I would want to see that letter of reference. Since the relationship has soured, I ...
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Should I exclude my supervisor as a reference when applying for academic jobs outside my PhD area?

Whether you exclude your PhD supervisor or not, he will be asked to write you a letter of recommendation in 90% of cases. If you are applying for a fellowship, a letter from your PhD supervisor is ...
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"Password" on Job Application as a Part of the Address

It sounds like they have a system where they have a code for each open position and to make it easier for them people who apply should refer to that number so the applications can be easily sorted ...
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Seeking Advice on Applying to a Competing University During Tenure Review

Nothing ventured, nothing gained. University employment isn't like citizenship where loyalty is expected. On the other hand, it is impossible to guarantee that any advice you get will be the "...
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Will US universities consider the application of a person with a PhD from India/Singapore/Australia for a faculty position in the US?

Yes, you can apply, there is no requirement to have a PhD from any particular country/countries in the US. At a research university, you'll be judged primarily on your research record. Tenure track ...
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Should a 1-year gap in employment/education 12 years ago be mentioned in the ATAS application? If yes, where should it be mentioned?

ATLAS is an approval that the overseas nationals have to obtain if doing research in a field where some research potential national security implications. Most usually it is used to show that the ...
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Should a 1-year gap in employment/education 12 years ago be mentioned in the ATAS application? If yes, where should it be mentioned?

Just list your jobs in chronological order. No one would really care about why you did not work 12 years ago for a year. I am sure you have evolved a lot in 12 years and that would make a big ...
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No evaluations from past teaching

This isn't an unusual situation: In many countries, teaching evaluations are either not done at all, are not public, or are unavailable for other reasons. This isn't going to be the first time the ...
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