A Field Guide to Mathematics

Stories about mathematics, students, professors, mathematicians, abstract nonsense, research, papers, publishing, and academia.


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My Search For Jobs, Round #2: Looking for a Postdoc

This post is Part 2 of a series of posts on my own twists and turns searching for academic jobs in mathematics. This post is about my second round on the job hunt, a few months after graduating, while I was settling in a new town and State, starting a new job at a different institution, trying to publish my thesis and work on new research, requesting a “green card” (permanent residency), and applying for jobs, simultaneously.

My Search for Jobs, Round #1: Thesis and Jobs, with a Twist

This post is Part 1 of a series of posts on my own twists and turns searching for academic jobs in mathematics. This post is about my first round on the job hunt, during my last year in grad school, and it is, as many other such accounts, a roller-coaster of proud accomplishments and soul-crushing rejection letters.

About Me

I am a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut. My research focuses on arithmetic geometry, which is at the cross roads of number theory and algebraic geometry.

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