Questions tagged [academia]
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What to do if coworkers are holding grudges
I started to work at a new department at a university. There are only 2 very senior members, the head Lady and another Lady only. The others are kind of new like me. There are 3 members who don't work ...
How to escape a problem created by someone (rather than a problem which is really related to work) [closed]
Jane is a hardworking girl, talented, innocent, and have good working qualities and ethics too. She is working as a temporary lecturer at a university. Peter is a permanent lecturer who is a bit ...
General letter of recommendation for intern?
I am a senior engineer at a large well known US company, and oversaw an intern this past summer for a comp sci related internship (programming focused). He did a great job, and I was very happy with ...
For an employer, is a candidate with a Phd in AI more desirable over a candidate that spent the same time working in the same area in the industry? [closed]
I am about to finish my masters degree in AI, and I am considering the possibility of doing a PhD. Honestly I am not very willing, I would rather stay working where I work (I work with AI research in ...
What leads to a collaborative software development workplace?
My partner and I have worked as software engineers in academia for several years in multiple very different schools & departments. However every job has been very independent. I have a boss and ...
Accept job offer/opportunity meeting knowing not to accept it for now?
I was contacted by the academic director of the most prestigious institute at our university (with strong contacts to world-leading corporations) and was asked for a meeting. The director wanted to ...
What does "Principal Position" means in the CV?
I am filing an academic CV forms and there's a question asking "Employment History – principal positions since the Bachelor’s degree"? What does "Principal Position" means here? ...
Leaving an assistant professorship for industry in late thirties
I am currently a researcher ("postdoc") at a world-class university. I have an assistant professor job offer from a business school in the New York area where I would be doing research in ...
Developing in an academic institute [closed]
We are currently an academic institute of around 50 people. The institute does typical industry research, batteries, metals, magnets, etc. Recently, they began more and more relying on algorithmic ...
Will taking a paycut impact my future salary negotiations and expectations?
I am a scientist in the pharmaceutical industry and trying to transition into a slightly different role that requires a skillset that I do not have. I am considering taking a postdoctoral position to ...
Why are almost all BMW jobs in autonomous driving for students? [closed]
I am looking for a job in autonomous driving in Germany. But when I look for the relevant jobs, it looks like almost all of them are for bachelor, master or phd students. For example, on the BMW ...