#MicroblogMondays: What now?

We came here with a plan.  Two years of hardship for the good of Hubby’s career.  And then there’s the baby, of course.  And my father-in-law’s failing health.  No one said it would be easy.

I should have known it wouldn’t go well when the new boss asked my husband to work for free before we’d ever set foot in this country.  He finally admitted last week that he thinks of post-docs as slaves.

Last week.  When he told my husband he wouldn’t be renewing his contract.

So here we are.  Stuck.  In a city whose winters are cruel enough as it is.

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13 thoughts on “#MicroblogMondays: What now?

  1. I’m so sorry Daryl. There are people in this profession who should forever be band from taking postdocs and graduate students. They abuse them solely for their own gain. Forgein postdocs have it especially rough when contracts are not renewed. I’ve seen it before and the transition is hard.
    Thinking of you guys as you prepare for another transition.

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  3. Seriously? After you moved to a new country? That is horrible. What an ass. My BIL did a post-doc and was miserable. His boss probably thought the same thing as your husband’s. Hopefully, this just means you are on to better things.

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