University professor. I teach music, I think about music, and I think about teaching music. He/him/his.
How do I ensure that a search committee won't contact my current colleagues (that are not references) to ask about me?
A colleague's CV is taking credit for service that I did, and now we're both on the shortlist for a job. Is there anything that I can do?
Is there a broader term for instruments, like the gong, whose volume briefly increases after being sounded instead of immediately decaying?
Is there a historical reason why we say "C sharp" but notate on the staff "sharp C"?