What is expected from a PhD student?
What Should You Expect From Your Course? A PhD qualification is predominantly research-based and students will be responsible for their own learning and development. It should take from 3-4 years and will culminate in a thesis which outlines what you have learnt from your specific research area.
What happens if my PhD supervisor leaves?
If the supervisor leaves academia and joins industry, the student has to find a new supervisor. If you don’t want to change your college, then you can change your guide by getting a no objection certificate from him/her and join under a new guide either from your department or university.
How do I quit my academic job?
How to ResignMake sure you have somewhere to go. Check the faculty handbook for separation guidelines. Know which benefits you will lose and gain. Have a contingency plan to carry you through until your next paycheck. Guard your professional reputation as you leave. Write the letter. Break the news.
How hard is it to get a job as a professor?
Overall, it’s extremely difficult to become a professor. Nowadays, there are many more qualified applicants than there are full-time, college-level teaching positions, making tenure-track jobs in particular highly competitive.