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    Tough Economy Hitting Academic Hiring and Financial Aid

    If you think the academic world might escape today’s tough economy, think again. Saturday’s New York Times reports on many institutions, private and public alike, cutting faculty jobs, freezing new hires, reducing financial aid, and in some cases raising tuition. The economic downturn–what former Labor Secretary Robert Reich now c… Read More
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    Learn About Academic Research Careers in Germany

    In early December, three German research organizations are offering information sessions in Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Los Angeles about research and research training in Germany. The sessions, called "Research Careers Made in Germany: Explore Opportunities in German Academia," will include representatives of the German Research F… Read More
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    A guide for interdisciplinary career development

    Last week, the Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD), an affiliate of the National Council for Science and the Environment, released a document notable for its valuable content, but also for its comprehensive approach to academic careers. "Interdisciplinary Hiring, Tenure and Promotion: Guidance for Individuals and Institutions,… Read More