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First of all, research may not be the best way to go[^1][^2][^3]. Check out these interviews too. But if you have chosen it or stuck in it, the following articles may help you.

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See Writing and Peer review.

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The job application season is from September to February (may depend on disciplines). Subscribe for the new job postings from the websites listed below. You'll need a spreadsheet to keep the information about the open positions.

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Also, you may want to visit the website of some prominent universities and look for the job opening announcements. You can find more openings but it's time consuming (I couldn't do it much)

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Several research statements that I found on the web (without permission by the authors).

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I'm linking publicly available teaching statements without permission by the authors.

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[^1]: "The disposable academic". The Economist. 2010. http://www.economist.com/node/17723223. Retrieved January 12, 2011.

[^2]: Philip Greenspun (Feb. 2006). "Women in Science". http://philip.greenspun.com/careers/women-in-science. Retrieved 9 May 2011.

[^3]: "Unsolicited Advice: Non-Academic Careers". http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/cosmicvariance/2011/06/02/unsolicited-advice-non-academic-careers.

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