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Research suggests potential gains for university STEM departments but likely losses for STEM workers.
Fátima Al-Shahrour is working to interpret the genome to help select more effective drugs for cancer patients.
Computer science veteran Ed Lazowska argues that his field is poised to dominate careers in the sciences.
Issues and Perspectives
The Job Market
In an essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Donny Wong shares some key insights into how to successfully make the transition from a grad school bench to a corporate office.
With good long-term funding prospects and attractive salaries, Germany has become a major contender in the global competition among nations to draw in top talent.
Issues and Perspectives
Investigations by The Guardian newspaper uncover disparities in the rates at which whites and minorities are admitted to competitive programs at Cambridge and Oxford universities.
Once you've thought hard about your skills, interests, and values, it's time to narrow the range of career options you ought to consider.
Well-informed students make better decisions about doctoral training and postdoctoral careers.
Pressure on scientists to produce impressive results that will bring in grants or renewals has never been greater.
A report issued this month by the American Association of University Professors concludes that academic researchers should have the authority to decide whether their proposed studies require review by an institutional review board.
Game-changing career opportunities for postdocs are everywhere. Hear advice from the experts about how to choose your direction.
Achieving independence as a researcher is a balancing act, requiring planning, on-the-job training, and diplomacy.
Our columnist continues to explore the craggy, often arbitrarily boldface landscape of the scientific resume.
At a session at the AAAS Annual Meeting, featured members of the ACS presidential committee on fixing graduate chemistry education, expounded on the report's recommendations.
At the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston on Thursday, Mark Frankel, the Director of the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights, and Law Program at AAAS, made a case for scientists to think more deeply about their social responsibilities.
In almost every work environment the ability to influence others is an essential job skill.
Setting up successful international collaborations is about leveling the field, especially when working with partners in developing countries.
Managing an intimate relationship at work requires awareness of potential pitfalls and a delicate balance of privacy and openness.
Life and Career
To help him write his dissertation, computer scientist Fred Stutzman created an app that blocks online distractions.
The American Chemical Society boldly and insightfully examines what's wrong with graduate education—and how to fix it.