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9 variants of how to fail at the British, academic job market in style – or not

Since I lost my permanent job in July 2018 due to a company insolvency, I've been muddling through professionally and keeping my head above water, at least mentally, by doing small freelance jobs. Of course, this is not my declared goal, at least as long as freelancing doesn't completely support me financially. Therefore, since moving … Continue reading 9 variants of how to fail at the British, academic job market in style – or not

Finally, Dr.!

Today is a special day. For some reason. After almost two more years of waiting, I just received a WhatsApp-message from my father to which he attached ..... drumroll ..... my PhD certificate. The reasons why it took so long are multiple. First, I had to publish my PhD research and I had to send … Continue reading Finally, Dr.!

German Disability Studies in Social Media

I am a disability studies researcher from Germany living abroad. Since moving away from Australia in 2016, I started to work remotely for the Centre of Disability Studies of the University of Sydney. However, even if working for an Australian University from overseas, I do not feel disconnected to former colleagues and co-workers. Despite having regular … Continue reading German Disability Studies in Social Media