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A rant on letters of recommendation that include passwords and check boxes

This is the time of year we write letters of recommendation. If you have a lot of students, you may be writing a lot of letters. Each student will need several letters. We generally use the same letter for different … Continue reading

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Please send your job application materials and reference letters only to the official address

When we hire we want a brilliant, creative, collegial scientist. We also want someone who helps with all the tasks a community of professors has to do in a department. This is not so easy to evaluate. One of the … Continue reading

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