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    September 11, 2014

    Engineers strut their global stuff

    Engineers are stepping up with a new mindset to solve health problems in the developing world.

    June 12, 1998

    Reprints: Contracts Replace the Tenure Track for a Growing Number of Professors

    OTHER ARTICLES The short list of colleges that do not grant tenure just got a little longer. Westark College...
    August 07, 1998

    Reprints: 'Postdocs,' Seeing Little Way Into the Academic Job Market, Seek Better Terms in the Lab

    OTHER ARTICLES Like most young scientists, Cheri Wiggs took a postdoctoral fellowship to get the laboratory...
    September 11, 1998

    A Step-By-Step Protocol for Networking, Part Two

    TOOLING UP COLUMNS In my last column, "A Protocol for Networking, Part One," I presented a list of networking...
    January 05, 2007

    What You Need to Know About Electronic R01 Submissions

    Because your career may depend on the outcome of these applications, it's a good idea to learn the details of the process.

    September 10, 2003

    Focusing on the Big Picture

    This article comes to you through a collaboration between Next Wave and Science's aging knowledge environment,
    SAGE KE. The joint venture is supported by the
    AARP Andrus Foundation.

    July 23, 2003

    Funded Up and Raring to Go

    This article comes to you through a collaboration between Next Wave and Science's aging knowledge environment,
    SAGE KE. The joint venture is supported by the
    AARP Andrus Foundation.

    December 13, 2002

    The Prospects

    "Faculty members want a culture that feels compatible, and they want inspiring colleagues both in their department and in related fields. For faculty devoted to teaching--which is to say, anyone Brown would want to hire--students' intelligence and drive are major draws. And increasingly faculty come in pairs, requiring not just one, but two positions, which makes recruiting even more difficult."

    May 13, 2005

    Academic Scientists at Work: To Fund or Not to Fund

    Careful planning is crucial if you're going to complete your reviews and still have time to get your own work done.

    August 01, 2005

    Success Factors for Postdocs: Ensuring a Fruitful Fellowship

    August 30, 2002

    Can Money Turn Singapore Into A Biotech Juggernaut?

    “The biomedical initiative, Yeo explains, is meant to combine these elements into “an integrated, goal-oriented approach to develop human, intellectual, and industrial capital” in the life sciences”

    August 25, 2006

    Careers & Graduate Programs for B.S. & M.S. Scientists: Getting the Most from a Degree

    By doing some homework ahead of time, it's possible to select a career-oriented Bachelor's or Master's degree. In fact, some of today's professional Master's programs aim specifically at giving students experience in research labs or companies. In this article, experts from academia, industry, and government give advice for training and grabbing the best position.

    June 22, 2007

    Europe's Wild West

    The UK and Ireland are both reaching for the benefits of a knowledge economy. The UK leads Europe’s biotechnology scene, and Ireland’s rapid economic trajectory through the 1990s has radically altered the research landscape thanks to large injections of cash. International companies’ search for research talent has intensified. Many have set up operations in the UK and Ireland where they tap into expertise from world-class universities, as well as opening their arms to researchers moving on from the competitive academic sector.

    March 28, 2014

    A New Breed of Cancer Researcher

    To land a job in any emerging area of cancer research, interdisciplinary training is becoming increasingly important.

    January 19, 2007

    Mastering Your Ph.D.: Group Dynamics

    A little competitiveness can be an excellent thing, but too much can produce an environment that's unhealthy for science--and scientists.

    February 16, 2007

    Mastering Your PhD: Dealing with Setbacks

    Your best weapon is focused, methodical, patient effort.

    March 09, 2007

    Italian Research Shakeup Pending

    The minister's aim is to create an employment structure in the universities with a much larger base of younger, early-career scientists.

    March 09, 2007

    Is Grants.gov in the FastLane?

    When it comes to accepting electronic applications, the agency is in no hurry to leave the FastLane.

    March 16, 2007

    Tooling Up: Employment Due Diligence, Part 2

    "Companies play favorites. You're either one of the favored few, or you're an orphan stepchild, all depending upon where in the company you work."

    April 06, 2007

    Moving Out of the Shadows: Publishing From the Rest of the World

    "The novice writer makes a big mistake in blaming language knowledge for everything," says Mary Ellen Kerans, chair of the Mediterranean Editors and Translators association in Barcelona, Spain.

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