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Do I take tenure track job for one year for the money?

Regardless of the route(s) you do choose to take, as others have already said, just be transparent. You will never lose by being upfront about your needs/plans/desires, and your prospective employer ...
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Do I take tenure track job for one year for the money?

the problem is I'm also interviewing for a postdoc at a top rated university You are assuming a bit too much here. You can have 1 year money for sure, and you are weighting it again a possibility ...
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Do I take tenure track job for one year for the money?

I don't see a problem as long as you are honest with them. Your suggestion that a one year position would be better indicates that you are, and will be. They can take whatever action they think is ...
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Tenure Track at a Small Liberal Arts College, but bad at research, how do I improve?

I'm a math professor at a small liberal arts college (SLAC) and now I have junior faculty who I mentor. Until you have tenure, the advice is to find a way to do sufficient research to get tenure. Here ...
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How do I find applied math tenure track positions at at liberal arts / four-year colleges?

The current answer is very focused on the specific OP, but I want to write a more general answer. I am a professor at a small liberal arts college (SLAC) that hired a tenure track applied ...
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"The tenure-track professor plans to carry out X publications." So, what could X be here?

I agree that people could publish any number of articles if quality of the work and the journal are not a concern. I would put a number that seems like a reasonable estimate of the number of high ...
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How do I navigate a tenure track job offer, having already accepted a 1-year postdoc offer?

I've run faculty searches in STEM at a top-5 University in the US. It is extremely common for us to hire someone in a tenure track (TT) position and then recommend that they do a one or two-year post-...
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How do I navigate a tenure track job offer, having already accepted a 1-year postdoc offer?

Many universities would be willing to defer your start date by 1 year. A 1 year postdoc, with eg few teaching responsibilities and not worrying about finding your next job, can be extremely fruitful! ...
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background check before interviews

If you are not American, and depending on the state and University laws of wherever you are applying, you may be subject to extra background checks. This is the case especially for individuals from ...
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background check before interviews

If the institution wants to conduct a criminal background check, I would expect it to occur around the time an offer is made, not before an on-site interview.
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