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When do I give up on a tenured position at a T60~ math program?

It really doesn't matter too much what graduate school you go to - you will have to do something very impressive to get a tenure-track position (and eventually tenure) in theoretical mathematics at a ...
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Is 5 years of professional experience bad for a future career in academia?

If the job will benefit your application will depend on the type of job. If the job is say, as a lab technician and you are thinking of a PhD in Mol Bio, or if the job is an as an engineer if you are ...
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Industry-funded postdoc at university -- how does it work?

What you are trying to do is actually quite illegal - circumventing immigration laws which tend to be quite strongly enforced in the US, and (hopefully) with most universities as this is a system they ...
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Industry-funded postdoc at university -- how does it work?

Let's start with the salary: I suspect that most departments will be reluctant to have employees at the same level and with the same experience have very different salary levels. But there are other ...
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Is 5 years of professional experience bad for a future career in academia?

If the job you take is research based then it could help rather than hurt. But one issue, in some places, is that letters of recommendation from academics (primarily) are very important. The US is ...
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Funding Regulations Involving Industrial Partners for PhD Students in the Netherlands

I got an answer from an education union that specializes in these legal matters. Q1: The answer is no, unless there is a specific provision in the signed contract with the university that stipulates ...
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