Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The funny side of tenure

It is hard to get a permanent job, even for Sheldon Cooper!
In some departments when a tenured or tenure-track job opens up there are many internal candidates who have been waiting for this day. Then the machinations and angst begins....

On the plane to the USA I discovered there is a funny episode of The Big Bang Theory, Tenure Turbulence, which details with a scenario like that above of competing internal candidates.

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