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Dawn
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90 votes
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How do I ensure that a search committee won't contact my current colleagues (that are not references) to ask about me?

83 votes

How to build healthy working relationships with my male colleagues as a young-ish, attractive-ish woman?

76 votes

I've been wrongfully accused of plagiarism. What can strengthen my case?

61 votes

How do I know that I have truly lost interest in research and should drop out of a top CS PhD program?

58 votes
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Letter writer snapped at my reminder email. What can I do in the future to prevent this, and should I still accept his letter?

55 votes
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Master's institution forcing me to deposit $5000 immediately -- what can I do if I accept?

38 votes

How do I get over these (possibly sexist) feelings regarding an underqualified labmate?

38 votes
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How do I, or should I, bring up research that I did under someone who was fired for another reason?

35 votes

How do some institutions attract so many female computer scientists?

31 votes
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Is it a breach of protocol to contact people higher in the academic hierarchy for social reasons?

27 votes
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How do I voice my opinion that the teaching of students is being neglected?

25 votes
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How to avoid supervisors with prejudiced views?

25 votes

Collaborator has shared a draft paper with a significant amount of self-plagiarism. Should I say something?

20 votes

Would students feel uncomfortable if I include in my lecture a quote which is somewhat sexually suggestive?

18 votes
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How to properly manage unexpected questions in screening interviews?

18 votes
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How useful are university teaching certifications in faculty hiring?

17 votes

What is considered appropriate women's attire for a PhD interview in Germany?

17 votes

How to finish PhD and get through the academic job market as a new mother and primary caregiver?

16 votes

How should I handle questions about family/spouse on the job market?

15 votes

How to prepare for an online interview for a professorship position?

15 votes

Supervisor ignoring me

14 votes

How can a PhD student defend their correct ideas or claims to their supervisor?

13 votes

My research supervisor is asking me to fake results, what do I do?

12 votes

How to handle newly discovered problems in second and third round reviews

12 votes

Slides for 30 min~1 hr Skype tenure track application interview

12 votes
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How to work with an overly positive advisor?

11 votes

What does a promise of possible funding "based on availability of departmental funding" actually mean?

10 votes

Is is inappropriate to bring a +1 to a gradate school recruiting weekend?

10 votes
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Is it acceptable to setup a survey online (but not send to human subjects) before getting IRB approval?

10 votes
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Is it good to follow your own direction for the bachelor dissertation?

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