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  1. Lozz
    July 30th, 2017 5:02 AM
    Lozz
    ohh ok - well good luck with your pending job!! i hope you end up with a good one! job apps are the worst.. i am trying to delay applying for stuff in london lol but i know ill have to soon!

    Oh - interesting! maybe our ancestors were friends!! Yeah, I will let you know what we end up doing! also considering budapest (thats where my grandpa was from) but I have already been there. loved it though!
  2. bobandbill
    July 30th, 2017 4:44 AM
    bobandbill
    It varies a lot. For astronomy usual job posting season is September-December though. I have had a couple interviews last couple months too, some unsuccessful and one pending. We'll see!

    Warsaw has a good amount of stuff to see too of all sorts. Hard to go wrong there, haha. (Bulk of my family, including my parents, are/came from there.)
  3. Lozz
    July 30th, 2017 4:03 AM
    Lozz
    haha well i hope academia doesnt fall through! are there many academic jobs? do they hire often?

    I think I originally wanted to do krakow but my grandma told me over the weekend that her family were from warsaw - so now i kind of want to go there!! I think it will be ridiculously cold.. but I really wanted to try and find the least australian place I could and go and have christmas there haha
  4. bobandbill
    July 30th, 2017 3:59 AM
    bobandbill
    It'll be the choice if my first choice of academia falls through. =p And of course would still need to find a job in the field too. But I'll worry about that later if I have to!

    Cool! Any particular parts of Poland in mind? There's a lot of good places to go for snow stuff in Poland (note: waaaay colder than the UK in winter, haha). Warsaw is the capital and Krakow is the other major city to check out if you like seeing old architecture and the sort.
  5. Lozz
    July 30th, 2017 2:40 AM
    Lozz
    yeah fair enough.. i think australia is probably the best place to live. data science is a very lucrative field haha so good choice!!

    thanks thought you might like that im thinking about going to poland for xmas!! any tips?
  6. bobandbill
    July 29th, 2017 5:43 PM
    bobandbill
    Academia, and open to overseas but probably would still like to be in Australia. But we'll see what comes up. If not, data science sort of field.

    Goodness, good luck with the move and all!
  7. Lozz
    July 27th, 2017 4:48 AM
    Lozz
    yes, apologies for the absence.

    wow!!! cant believe you are almost done with your phd... that is so impressive!! how do you feel? what are you thinking for a job? academia? outside of australia?

    news with me... I am moving to the uk in 6 weeks! only have a couple weeks left of work and just trying to work out logistics etc.. :D
  8. bobandbill
    July 27th, 2017 4:32 AM
    bobandbill
    Yeah, that's quite a gap...

    Alright, just very busy. @[email protected] Last couple months of the PhD now, and next week back on the coast as I wrap up and for the between-thesis-and-job part (whenever that is) (flatmate doing the same, etc).

    Yourself.
  9. Lozz
    July 27th, 2017 2:22 AM
    Lozz
    Oh hey!! Long time no speak! how are you martini??
  10. bobandbill
    December 25th, 2016 3:53 AM
    bobandbill
    Merry Christmas, Lozz!
  11. Lozz
    November 4th, 2016 8:20 PM
    Lozz
    hahaha fair enough! I would go too if my parents were shouting!

    wow, that is exciting - you could be in for a big move!! are there any you are most keen for? holland would be interesting!
  12. bobandbill
    November 4th, 2016 3:31 AM
    bobandbill
    Neither have I, not outside the harbour or not on a simple ferry anyway! But when parents are paying this time around I am eager to be a cruise person. ;p

    Some in America, one in Holland, couple in CSIRO (Sydney or Perth) thus far. More to be done in the next couple months at least.
  13. Lozz
    November 4th, 2016 2:44 AM
    Lozz
    Oh cruise... how brave of you! I've never been on a cruise before but not sure I am a cruise person haha. you will have to let me know how it is!

    haha ok so I assume not many of them going around then? what unis have you applied to? I hope you get a fancy fellowship!!
  14. bobandbill
    November 4th, 2016 12:59 AM
    bobandbill
    I try to! But the New Caledonia trip is actually a cruise. :B

    PffftHAHAHAHA tenured position now, that's funny. =p No, a post-doc position is what it is called, and I've applied for fellowships too (also postdoc level but a bit fancier/you do your own project with that typically). And idk, if there are jobs at uysd and I can get it then yes, but there's been nothing new posted yet. Other unis/facilities in sydney however.
  15. Lozz
    November 4th, 2016 12:02 AM
    Lozz
    Hahaha hope you're just flying with one airline - because your frequent fliers would be amazing lol.

    oh yeah, its like when I was doing grad job applications, they would start the following year. fair enough. still planning on staying at usyd? what kind of jobs are you applying for in academia? a tenured position? idk how it works haha

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