I can definitely see the appeal of the simpler life (and encourage you to enjoy it while you have it), but I do have to wonder how long a part-time job that may or may not provide the skills/ contacts/ experience necessary for career advancement is practical.
As a person who has sort of bailed on academia herself (though still adjuncting), I can sympathize.
L.M. Schulte

Yes, precisely. Well said. Although I enjoyed reading the original post very much and wish the writer all the best, I am concerned about the appearance of focussing solely on the short term.

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