Tag: working-time

117 How hard do early-career academics in the United States work, really? 2013-03-11T21:19:16.640

85 What productive academic work can you do with minimal attention in a small (<30 minutes) block of time? 2014-09-11T00:17:58.043

85 Is 8:00 AM an unreasonable time to meet with my graduate students and post-doc? 2016-09-27T12:04:09.653

83 Is it true that PhD students need to work 10-12 hours a day every day to be productive? 2016-03-03T04:20:53.887

68 Is it normal for an advisor to expect >80 hour workweeks from PhD students, and threaten them with dismissal? 2014-09-02T19:48:40.773

66 Stay in academia or become professor without overworking, is it possible? 2018-03-02T18:19:30.340

63 Is it normal for professors to not have families or not spend time with their families over the holidays, due to pressure of work? 2015-11-30T05:35:11.693

47 How do we end the culture of “endless hours at work”? 2012-10-27T07:51:54.753

46 How to be efficient as a graduate student juggling classes, TA and research? 2015-10-27T04:37:49.073

42 Why has the time spent studying declined so sharply in the United States over the the past few decades? 2016-01-09T20:30:35.987

41 Why doesn't the academic year start on January first? 2016-01-02T07:13:32.550

37 How to increase the productivity of undergraduate research assistants? 2016-08-13T03:16:53.307

36 Maintain scientific output after having a baby 2013-04-23T18:46:01.013

34 My undergraduate research advisor pressures me to work more hours than I want to, but I don't want to risk ruining the relationship. How to proceed? 2015-12-11T20:58:56.897

30 Is it common for people in academia to experience prolonged lack of sleep and how to deal with it? 2015-03-18T09:02:55.473

29 How much time do professors have to do research on their own? 2014-08-21T23:55:21.020

29 Countries where lecture duration does not exceed one hour 2016-11-16T13:46:37.853

26 How much time should I spend on reviewing a paper? 2012-12-16T19:22:49.757

26 How much vacation time is typical during a PhD in the United States? 2013-07-23T17:41:39.847

26 Why do academics work only nine months of the year? 2014-09-05T11:59:31.127

25 What is an academic sabbatical? 2013-03-12T12:29:05.247

25 How to efficiently plan holidays in academia? 2015-12-23T08:50:46.647

24 Can I work on old manuscripts using personal time? 2017-11-03T02:31:39.103

23 "Taking summers off" and the impact on tenure decisions 2015-12-09T03:28:12.917

21 How much involvement should my advisor have in deciding my availability and actions for me? 2014-12-09T20:29:18.957

21 Should I say something to an undergraduate research assistant who isn't really working full time? 2015-07-21T17:31:13.373

21 Do professors in the STEM fields at U.S. universities get summers off? 2016-08-12T03:34:38.827

19 How many weeks of break (per year) should a graduate student reasonably expect to have? 2012-02-29T03:14:16.273

19 Submit paper before or after going on holidays? 2016-07-06T12:06:45.943

18 When are professors most free during a semester? 2014-12-07T04:17:25.977

18 What is a teaching prep in terms of teaching load? 2015-05-05T00:09:54.953

18 How many hours a day on Mathematics as a successful student? 2015-07-17T02:55:01.013

18 Why do PIs say no to students working during grad studies? 2016-08-07T05:32:34.697

17 What do we know about working times of great living scientists? 2013-11-28T22:31:21.917

17 Are extended periods of unpaid leave compatible with an academic career? 2014-06-10T17:21:53.800

17 How much work is preparing a MOOC-ish course 2015-09-13T06:05:07.273

16 Do tenured professors work less or more than non-trenured professors? 2014-10-09T02:15:02.653

16 How many "office hours" are common (or standard) for full-time lecturers? 2014-12-12T10:58:21.103

15 How does a graduate student judge if one is slacking off? 2013-11-30T23:54:00.150

14 How to formalise the "extra-mile" work done by an academic? 2013-02-05T16:23:23.113

13 What kind of papers is it acceptable to read during working hours? 2013-08-13T17:25:29.970

13 In U.S. universities, do male professors get paternity leave? 2017-02-20T11:09:58.650

12 Is there generally a high amount of variability in the number of hours grad students put to work each week? 2012-03-10T19:02:02.403

12 Is teaching a graduate course with 30 students an unreasonable expectation for a PhD student with a TA contract? 2014-08-23T02:24:46.623

11 Monitoring students in the lab 2012-11-22T05:51:50.250

11 How to ask PhD advisor to work remotely on thesis for extensive periods? 2014-05-28T23:33:48.797

10 Junior faculty position - course development 2015-06-30T13:29:40.267

9 What is my responsibility to my lab after I graduate? 2015-08-19T21:15:48.660

8 How many minutes per day do most professors spend reading and replying to emails? 2012-03-05T04:50:15.787

8 Number of months a year that faculty get paid in UK and Australia? 2014-11-06T01:15:29.707

8 Subjects lectured per week 2015-03-01T13:44:33.100

8 Part-time PhD workload compared to part-time undergrad workload 2015-03-21T21:48:36.963

7 Restriction on working hours for full-time students 2013-06-19T13:16:18.283

7 How common is it for tenured professors to retire? 2015-02-22T18:55:08.070

7 What are the working hours for full time PhD students in Germany? 2017-03-11T13:30:02.613

6 How much time should be allocated to supervising undergraduate researchers? 2014-12-17T14:02:38.683

6 Relearning how to work (becoming much more efficient). Is it even possible? 2017-07-15T17:29:51.410

6 How to deal with leftover work after changing employer? 2017-08-20T16:37:33.460

6 Weekly average time spent on writing and reading in social sciences 2018-03-04T15:58:49.783

5 As a recent PhD entering jobhunt, should I agree to host a weekly seminar? 2013-08-05T17:26:48.607

5 Do any schools maintain records of when instructors arrive and depart the classroom? 2014-03-26T23:37:42.593

5 Teaching timetable conflict 2014-09-12T10:08:33.917

5 Admin/teaching workload in a UK university, compared to other research universities 2015-09-20T12:44:34.350

5 What are some good ways to take a break during the academic workday? 2015-10-02T22:52:36.400

5 Is it better to do undergraduate research in the summer, or during the school year? 2015-12-31T23:47:01.150

5 What is normal pay in U.S. for RAship in STEM field? 2016-05-30T17:58:36.300

4 What are the standard workloads for mathematics TAs at state and private universities in the US? 2014-10-08T04:39:14.157

4 Is it okay for a PhD student to devote substantial work time to projects the advisor is not involved in? 2015-01-21T09:13:45.490

4 How do I keep the high efficiency in non exam week? 2015-11-23T08:19:53.027

4 PhD student where TA work leaves little time for PhD. Is it even worth it to finish this PhD? 2016-08-16T16:02:18.493

4 How should I ask my PhD advisor to let me work remotely...permanently? 2017-03-15T17:39:07.830

3 How much non-thesis work should a GRA do, and how to let PI know if I think it's too much? 2015-02-02T23:00:25.567

3 Can I have multiple research jobs totalling > 1.0 FTE in the United Kingdom? 2015-02-18T16:35:23.407

3 Setting expectations regarding hourly pay and research work schedule when busy with coursework 2015-10-03T03:39:41.830

3 Is it common for higher education institutions to offer sabbatical periods for administrative / support staff? 2016-09-23T10:19:23.777

2 What are some techniques to get some work done during the Christmas period? 2014-09-04T13:08:42.687

2 Is it okay for a PhD student to go on holidays in breaks? 2016-01-08T16:37:36.183

2 Is it feasible to become a paramedic full time and do a PhD in an unrelated field? 2016-03-11T13:04:31.107

2 How to work on a joint math paper effectively? 2016-09-15T02:14:48.893

2 How much does rigor and time commitment of a math PhD correlate to prestige of the program? 2016-10-18T18:52:35.793

2 How to calculate person months for postdoc proposal when planning to work full time on multiple work packages? 2017-01-09T14:50:46.737

2 Working abroad while preparing a Phd 2017-03-29T15:18:24.553

1 Do U.S. PhD students who engage in research during summer or intersession breaks get vacation time? 2014-10-24T17:41:28.337

1 How much vacation time is typical during a PhD in Singapore? 2015-06-17T13:03:02.280

1 As a lab assistant, how many hours per week am I expected to be helping out? 2015-12-06T15:21:01.633

1 Trends on time spent studying over the the past few decades, for students outside the US 2016-01-17T17:04:01.960

1 How do you organize your academic papers? 2016-04-03T14:52:34.417

1 How do I ask / inform my supervisor that I need to take a day off? 2016-12-27T06:23:12.747

0 Combining research related work and dissertation topic en route to PhD 2015-05-04T01:32:33.287

0 Am I allowed to do the work for a research assistant (RA) without having been awarded an assistantship? 2015-05-19T15:28:03.990

0 Splitting 20 hours work between on-campus and off-campus employment for F-1 students in the US 2017-07-31T03:19:21.960

0 Vacation Days of Assistant Professor in Canada 2017-10-10T13:09:18.127

-1 Informing bosses that I finish my job in 10 hours / week 2017-06-29T20:26:38.580

-3 How much time for writing a 6.000 words paper? 2016-08-18T15:20:56.247