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Circling the Flame

This is a sort-of-sequel to this post. It is all-but-decided that I will be joining the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno in September. This blog has been going since I was a junior in college, it’s strange to … Continue reading

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Life is living through distinctions you had once denied existed

This is my third, and probably final year on the academic job market. I have been doing extremely well: I applied to 16 jobs, have been interviewed by six departments, and been offered fly-outs to four of those. My former … Continue reading

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Getting Your Hopes Up

I had a choice:

1. Remove all of the information about this interview out of my life, computer, and mind
2. Get my hopes up. Continue reading

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How not to encourage someone

I had a job interview this week. While people were encouraging me to do well, I realized humans haven’t really figured out certain conversational norms. We don’t know what to say when some tragedy occurs (except a frowny face and … Continue reading

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