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Single author or joint paper with a famous author?

What would this famous person actually do for this paper if X is already writing it on her own and the famous person is too busy to devote time? If they aren't contributing much/anything and X is just ...
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Excel in both teaching and research as a junior faculty member

As part of my role as an academic editor and coach, I provide productivity coaching to faculty and PhD students in similar circumstances to yours. The majority of full-time and even part-time faculty ...
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Excel in both teaching and research as a junior faculty member

This is impossible to answer without knowing the actual expectations of your university and department. They don't expect 48 hour days and 10 day weeks. "Excel" is poorly defined. Many ...
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Excel in both teaching and research as a junior faculty member

I agree with Buffy answered. I just want to add few more points that may or maybe applicable in your case. Since, you did not mention your country or department you are teaching in, the case is often ...
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Single author or joint paper with a famous author?

Practical considerations. Ethics and morals aside, the question is how influential this paper by X will be. If this is simply a normal "good" work, then having a celebrity as her coauthor ...
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Single author or joint paper with a famous author?

It really depends what the conventions are in your field. If the conventions are that you publish with your advisor, it may be seen as odd that you worked in a well-known group but failed to interface ...
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Job Prospects for a Retired University Director with a PhD in Geology

A paid job is probably not an option. He can write books. He can volunteer. He can speak to students at a local educational institution at any level. There are hobbies. He can tutor, perhaps. Lots of ...
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Is there any job security for tenured academics in Denmark?

I will share my personal experience. I became an associate professor at UPCH. During the interview, the head of the department told me that this is a tenure position and that I could not be fired. ...
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Salary of Maître de conférences (France)

French salaries are defined by state law so it is quite difficult to negotiate and increase your salary unless you get offered a better position. I know several people who are in similar situations to ...
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Salary of Maître de conférences (France)

You can find here a slightly more detailed table summarizing the salary (before and after taxes) for the different grades of MCF. It is true that the salary of a tenured position in France can be ...
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Can I still decline an accepted counter offer before signing a contract?

I know this is old, but answering for others. I ended up on this question because I am negotiating a retention offer right now... Source: I am a contract law professor. In most cases a verbal contract ...
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