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Geoff Hutchison
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Do professors in the STEM fields at U.S. universities get summers off?

32 votes

How should a teaching-assistant deal with an angry student?

29 votes

When during the application process should a candidate mention that their spouse is also looking for a job

16 votes

How important is the statement of purpose in a PhD application for admission to a top school in the US?

15 votes

How to prevent too many students from making appointments to meet with you when you put "Office Hours: ..., or by appointment" on the syllabus?

14 votes

ChemRxiv vs. arXiv acceptance

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Does the NSF support researchers with no academic affiliation?

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What do profs actually think when writing a letter of recommendation for an average student for grad school

11 votes

What do I need to include in a tenure-track assistant professor job application cover letter?

10 votes
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Should I send a copy of a closed-access paper requested on academia.edu?

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Does doing poorly in a course hurt my chances of getting into grad school?

9 votes
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How should I talk to my advisor about changing the research topic after already choosing one?

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Is it better to submit a paper to a journal "normal" issue, or wait 4 months and send it to a more focused "special section" of the same journal?

4 votes

Impact of the visit weekend weather on the admitted graduates' grad school decision in the US

4 votes

Should I talk about a unpublished paper in my SOP?

4 votes

Is it possible for a professor to write a negative letter of recommendation?

3 votes

How to get free programmatic access to citations counts for a given paper?

3 votes

Can low score in GRE hurt the application with good GPA for top graduate school in US

3 votes

Should a cover letter always be included in faculty job applications?

3 votes

Finding non-REU funding for my undergrad math students

2 votes

What's the point in hiring assistant professors instead of more experienced professors?

1 vote

Very odd interview/hiring timeline for physical science field

1 vote

Can you get statistical data on research paper submissions and publications?