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How hard is it to get a post-doc?

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It's easier than getting a faculty position. Most people can get a postdoc somewhere; in physics and astronomy, there's about one postdoc for everyone looking for one. But there's only about one faculty job for every five people trying to get one.
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But there's only about one faculty job for every five people trying to get one.
Science is a competitive field... but I think with dedication all can happen.....
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It's easier than getting a faculty position. Most people can get a postdoc somewhere; in physics and astronomy, there's about one postdoc for everyone looking for one. But there's only about one faculty job for every five people trying to get one.
I totally agree with you eri.
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