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“An Aspiring Scientist’s Frustration with Modern-Day Academia: A Resignation”

“While there was a time when I thought that I would be proud to have the letters “PhD” after my name, this is unfortunately no longer the case.”  from “An Aspiring Scientist’s Frustration with Modern-Day Academia: A Resignation”, anonymous text posted in Pascal Junod’s blog

Have I posted this story of academic frustration yet? No?? Well, here it is… Read the comments, too.

http://crypto.junod.info/2013/09/09/an-aspiring-scientists-frustration-with-modern-day-academia-a-resignation/

 

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Academic publishing (another brutal comic)

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http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=1624#comic

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How does your department get such brilliant mathematicians? (comic)

Brutal academic labour market comic…if only it were that easy to a) get brilliant mathematicians and b) find a good job as a mathematician!

rubik

 

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