December 14, 2009

Guide for junior academic job seekers

The American Economic Association publishes, in Job Openings for Economists, a long (82 page!) guide and advice manual for young scholars seeking academic jobs. Though some of it is specific to the field of economics, much of it is generic. Lots of good advice in here.

(This is updated and republished annually, I believe, in the October issue of JOE, which is available online.)

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February 13, 2009

Finding post-docs

In a bad year with fewer faculty positions, post docs look pretty important for good new PhDs.

Here are a few ideas culled from conversations with my colleagues:

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