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    March 08, 2013

    Opportunity Knocks: But Which Door Should You Open?

    Game-changing career opportunities for postdocs are everywhere. Hear advice from the experts about how to choose your direction.

    October 31, 2014

    Investments Boost Neurotechnology Career Prospects

    High-profile advances have injected an air of excitement into the study of the brain, opening opportunities for scientists with a knack for technology development, programming, and engineering.

    June 10, 2015

    Aligning career expectations with academic reality

    More tenured employment opportunities must be given to young scientists, but they also ought to recalibrate their career expectations, a new report says.

    June 11, 2015

    Your thesis, in 3 minutes

    If you think writing your thesis is challenging, try explaining your project to a lay audience in 180 seconds.

    June 30, 2015

    Choosing your postdoc position

    Of all the decisions that academics must make during their careers, choosing a successful postdoc position is probably one of the most important.

    June 25, 2015

    Cold emails and hot coffee, part 2

    To build your network from zero, seek new connections and offer them real value.

    October 02, 2015

    Science and technology in Central China

    Central China is a growing hub for researchers and tech companies to launch exciting projects in science and engineering.

    October 20, 2006

    SCIENCE 2006: TOP EMPLOYER SURVEY: It All Starts with Science

    This year's survey of top employers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries has a familiar winner but plenty of shifting among other places in the top 20. The leading companies highlight a consistent theme: the importance of strong basic science as the platform on which to build reputations and commercial success.

    September 21, 2012

    Annual Top Employers Survey: Stability in the Face of Change

    Biopharmas that have fared well despite global economic turmoil have done so using various strategies—and by valuing and respecting the scientists who work for them.

    January 05, 2007

    Catching Some Cosmic Rays

    We are finding that we are beginning to constrain some of our understandings and exclude some possibilities.

    February 16, 2007

    Opportunities: A Day in the Life

    He knew his invention would not have the impact it could have unless he led its introduction into the commercial market.

    August 03, 2007

    Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition, Chapter 7: Tainted Love

    "Do I need to learn to rely on my own desires, the rest of the world be damned?"

    September 28, 2007

    Tooling Up: The Killer Instinct

    "Our best people foster a killer instinct."

    October 26, 2007

    Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition Chapter 10: Loyalty, Subterfuge, Manipulation, and Sabotage

    Is it ineptitude or something worse?

    July 30, 2010

    Feeding your Research into the Policy Debate

    Early-career scientists who want their research to inform policymaking need to learn how to navigate the public arena and communicate effectively.

    July 29, 2011

    The Gray Pride Parade

    Walk through the corridors of many scientific institutions and you'll see the results of decisions made by the hiring committee of 1962.

    October 07, 2011

    Competitive-Intelligence Analysts: Vignettes

    Cyrus Arman Martha Matteo Natalya Nikitina Cyrus Arman, Strategy Consultant, Deallus Group in Los...
    June 08, 2012

    A Hidden Academic Workforce

    For university staff scientists, the rewards are far off the tenure track.

    October 26, 2012

    A Cure for Listlessness

    Our columnist lists the top N of everything in science careers, where N=fun.

    May 02, 2003

    Selling Science to Policy-Makers

    I've learned that when starting and moving through a career, it is critical to remain flexible and open to all opportunities and challenges, to stay curious and confident, to explore new ideas and areas, and to continually create and nurture networks with colleagues and mentors in related fields.