Aren't there rules about reasons an offer can be rescinded? I was under the impression that once an offer is made, then it's up to the applicant to accept or decline it within a time frame.
"...how the general public sees academics as spoiled, pampered elites with cushy jobs, when in fact a lot of them are quite earnest and long-suffering folks wondering daily whether their commitment to their intellectual and teaching interests is worth the bullshit they have to deal with."
"In my experience, the ONLY acceptable reason to withdraw an offer is that the institution withdraws the position due to financial constraints (and even then, the department that made the offer feels embarrassed for years).
If they didn't like her requests, they should say "here's what's possible, are you still interested?"
If they couldn't figure out who she was during the entire application/interview/campus visit process, shame on them."
Evaluators penalized female candidates more than male candidates for initiating negotiations. In Experiment 3, participants evaluated videotapes of candidates who accepted compensation offers or initiated negotiations. Male evaluators penalized female candidates more than male candidates for initiating negotiations; female evaluators penalized all candidates for initiating negotiations. Perceptions of niceness and demandingness explained resistance to female negotiators.
"That's all irrelevant unless you can pinpoint how prejudice factored into this case. What are you seeing that makes sexism specifically the most likely explanation here?"
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