A Scientist Leaves the Pyramid Scheme of Academia – Out-Ac Guest Post

by Viviane Callier Vivianne is one of our new Out-Ac Coaches. Please learn more about her here, and get in touch at postaccareers@gmail.com if you’d like to work with her or any of the Out-Ac team. ~~~~~~~~~ I left the … Continue reading

Re-examining Life in Academia in the Face of Death – A Post-Ac Guest Post

By Cassia Roth From Karen:  Upon learning of Cassia’s story, I asked her if she’d be willing to share her story in a guest post.  She kindly agreed.  Then, I also encountered Darcy Hannibal’s story, which we posted last week.  … Continue reading

Work-Life Balance? Post 1 of Many

This was originally posted in 2011. As you can see from the title, at the time I expected to write a lot more posts about work-life balance. I’m just getting to that now, in 2016! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Since opening The Professor … Continue reading

Is the Academy Good?

I’ve had two huge changes in my life in the past two years.  The first is, I’ve started dancing in earnest. The second is, I’ve started meditating.  These have both completely transformed my life.  Dancing has allowed me to move … Continue reading