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Realistic exit strategy for pure mathematics faculty at liberal arts colleges

The recent announcement of the impending closure of Sweet Briar College in VA shows that the threat posed by recent market forces should not be ignored. When I graduated in 2005, the first jobs of up ...
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State of research in moduli space of flat connections

I am a recent PhD student trying to settle into a research topic. Even though I have a current project I am working on, I am not particularly enjoying it and would like to switch. Before braving the ...
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How common is it for universities to create new positions for dual hires?

Let's say you happen to be a mathematician, and your spouse is also an academic and in a humanities field in which there are very few jobs advertised. Assuming that you can convince universities to ...
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Does this qualify as “self plagiarism” or something?

Over the last few years, I have been writing several papers in the same direction as part of a research program. This means that the same exact setup is introduced at the beginning of each of my ...
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Website for temporary instructor/lecturer positions

Is there any website for temporary instructor/lecturer positions in mathematics? Or do we have to check school's websites one by one?