Academic Life

Applying for a tenured position in the Spanish National Research Council II

Some weeks ago I left some notes on how to address the exhausting process to get a tenured position in the National Research Council of Spain as I was getting ready for it. In particular I looked at how to tackle the metrics issue that is often quite depressing to look at. I just came… Continue reading Applying for a tenured position in the Spanish National Research Council II

fieldwork · Parenthood

Parents for fieldwork and controversial emotions in Academia

I was ready for leaving here some posts that I had prepared on the practicals of doing fieldwork in remote areas or my impressions on the research I’m currently doing. But since I’m really using this as a journal of the various things that occupy my life, I rather write on the overwhelming, yet manageable,… Continue reading Parents for fieldwork and controversial emotions in Academia