Category Archives: Job talks

The Two-Body Problem

-post by Synapse- Update on that job interview: I killed it. But, in the end, I had to withdraw my name. I loved the school. I loved the people. I loved the program. I also love my husband. And I … Continue reading

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Of Babies and Interviews

-post by Synapse– In my inbox there is a message from R1 University X, 4,000 miles away – “we would love to bring you out for an interview…” read the email. I burst into tears. My daughter is barely one … Continue reading

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