Link: Negotiating

Kalzumeus is a site written “by an engineer for engineers”, but many of the observations about the culture of engineers apply equally well to academics — though it’s a shame the current economic situation is mostly the obverse. Still, having sat through more than one search committee, I know how much time is invested into the final candidate and that it really is worth your time to get what you want: you will be happier, and that should make your employer happier — if it doesn’t, then you should really question working there.

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