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The abundance of dual-career academic couples
 

Summary: The abundance of dual-
career academic couples
has led to the
opportunistic growth of
certain institutions by
taking advantage of
paired excellence.
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org
Life & Career
Solving the Two-Body
Problem
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Our story is evidence that the two-body problem can be solved. We ended up with two
tenure-track positions in the Botany Department at the University of Toronto. This feat was
the result of several stars coming into alignment--and also a lot of luck. We were both good
matches for the department, which happened to be progressive and resourceful; we both
had strong CVs; and we were both well prepared for our interviews. So, it is possible!
Through our experience, and the experiences of other couples we know, we've assembled

  

Source: Agrawal, Anurag - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology & Entomollogy, Cornell University

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology