How to write a paper

Felix, one of my early career doctoral students, recently spoke out the undeniable truth: Reading a paper is much easier than writing one. He implicitly (and later explicitly) asked for advise on how to write a research article to be published in a scientific journal. Felix met the most important criterion already: he had something […]

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Where are we heading?

When I was applying for jobs, that is, faculty positions at universities, the search committees asked a lot of questions; about my research plans, teaching concepts, collaboration opportunities, about third party funding and my willingness to take on administrative duties. Besides this information gathering, I was also asked “more challenging” questions. One of them was […]

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