What are my best options to get some professional experience in the field?
You could get a secondment to a company to do specific (applied) research for example.
When I was a student, some of the best professors had spent time in both industry and academia. One I remember had used temperature sensors to record brake disk temperatures on a testing rig - they ...
"choose your first tenure-track institution wisely, since you won't be
able to move to a more prestigious university -- only comparable or
While I agree to choose your first tenure-track position wisely, I disagree with the reason that "you won't be able to move to a more prestigious university". If you perform extremely ...
I would say it is generally allowed and that exceptions would be rare. But a policy forbidding it would need to be spelled out.
At one level, universities are in competition with others, but this isn't normally at the level of instruction. At a more important level, universities are cooperative and encourage their faculty to also be cooperative.
I've never ...