Tag Archives: application

Teach to do not to know

Last week a student came to talk to me. In the course of discussion he said that he learned a lot from a class in the business school here at Wash U, even though he wasn’t particularly interested in the … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching, The joy of teaching | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Tips for job applicants: why we don’t agree on the top candidates

Here are the steps we take in choosing whom to interview, in case you are just tuning in. First, each person on the search committee read about a third of the applicants. Two people read each applicant. Then each reader … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Should you apply for our assistant professor position?

I know the feeling. There is a job posting that might be attractive, so perhaps you should apply. But to do that you have to update your CV, write a statement of research and teaching interests, and generally agitate your … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs, Moving a research group | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment