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Machine learning researcher as a high-energy physics masters graduate

What would be the most optimal option to become an ML researcher? It very much depends what sort of an "ML researcher" you want to be. Being a professor who studies the theoretical ...
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Is Pursuing a Part-Time STEM Master's While Doing a Social Science PhD a Good Idea for Industry Jobs?

You can take advantage of the opportunity to grow your skills as a doctoral student/candidate without taking on an additional degree (along with the related work & headache). Align with relevant ...
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Is Pursuing a Part-Time STEM Master's While Doing a Social Science PhD a Good Idea for Industry Jobs?

Alternatively to "enrolling in a part-time STEM master's program", you might instead just take some relevant STEM courses, whether or not (probably not) they're required courses for your ...
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Is Pursuing a Part-Time STEM Master's While Doing a Social Science PhD a Good Idea for Industry Jobs?

I absolutely encourage you to do both. Here's what I see: (a) You are finished with your qualifying exams, and are working on your dissertation. (b) The coursework is related to your field of study ...
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Is Pursuing a Part-Time STEM Master's While Doing a Social Science PhD a Good Idea for Industry Jobs?

A PhD is a full-time job. If you need additional skills for you PhD work like statistics or programming, you should learn them as part of your PhD. PhD students should be capable to find ways to learn ...
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Is Pursuing a Part-Time STEM Master's While Doing a Social Science PhD a Good Idea for Industry Jobs?

Can this decision wait until you understand your PhD workload? You don't want to end up all stressed and miserable, with no time left for yourself. If a master's delays your PhD by over a year, it's ...
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Job prospects in mathematical physics vs Statistics

You should be able to answer this question with Google. Go to your local job portal (Google for it if you don't know what it is) and put in "mathematical physics" or "statistics", ...
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Is Pursuing a Part-Time STEM Master's While Doing a Social Science PhD a Good Idea for Industry Jobs?

Doing anything while doing a full time PhD is a bad idea. A PhD is just that: full time, and any time not spent on your PhD should be spent on your self/friends/family in order to preserve your mental ...
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