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    April 15, 2015

    Charting the careers of European researchers

    The European charter and code of conduct have been around for 10 years. What have they done to improve scientists' lives?

    April 01, 2015

    Junior Max Planck researchers win reforms

    Regardless of their legal status, junior researchers are professionals who should enjoy full social security benefits and employment protections.

    March 23, 2015

    A new award for junior faculty

    Funded by three philanthropies, the program will be open to researchers 4 to 10 years beyond training.

    March 09, 2015

    The Conference Board: Ads plunge for petroleum-based jobs

    As oil prices drop, a once red-hot employment market cools.

    February 12, 2015

    Elitism in the academy

    A new study quantifies the challenge of moving up the ladder of institutional prestige.

    January 16, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 16 January 2015

    Paying peer reviewers … anything for an education … working with journalists … brilliant women … Working Life

    January 14, 2015

    What happens when you add a lot more STEM majors?

    An analysis of a 1960s Italian experiment shows that STEM-workforce expansion can have unintended consequences.

    January 08, 2015

    The not-quite-stated, awful truth

    The National Academies’ new report details why doing a postdoc is generally a bad idea.

    December 23, 2014

    Pure, stupid luck

    Sure, luck plays a role in science—but that shouldn’t mean that to succeed, you have to get lucky.

    December 19, 2014

    Breakthrough of the Year: Hitchhiking to 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

    Three young scientists who took a front seat during the Rosetta mission tell us about their work and their careers.

    December 12, 2014

    Making science a desirable career

    Organizers of the Future of Research Symposium give their thoughts on how to keep young scientists in research careers.

    November 25, 2014

    Federal judge: Workers can challenge OPT extension

    A federal judge says that tech workers can challenge a Bush-era immigration order that allows foreign STEM students to work an extra 19 months.

    November 25, 2014

    Winners and losers from President Obama’s immigration plan

    An immigration expert says the executive action will hurt U.S. tech workers, but for scientists the impact seems benign.

    November 20, 2014

    The road to Ebola

    For scientists conducting basic research on the Ebola virus, evolving priorities are a way of life.

    November 05, 2014

    Postdocs speak up

    As many senior scientists dither and protect the status quo, postdocs organize a conference to take matters into their own hands.

    November 04, 2014

    Why networking feels so ‘icky’

    Networking feels “icky” when you feel like you’re exploiting other people for personal gain.

    November 04, 2014

    Packaging workforce data for public consumption

    A new resource from the National Science Board makes data more accessible, but it also gives it a spin.

    October 29, 2014

    On technology transfer and kitten piles

    In a letter to Science Careers and its readers, Adam Ruben’s “pseudo twin” asks, “What better way to maximize your real-world impact than through technology transfer?”

    September 29, 2014

    Adjuncts and age discrimination

    Is age discrimination keeping adjunct faculty members from obtaining more stable faculty employment?

    September 24, 2014

    Wanted: Collaborative life-scientists for drug discovery

    A restructuring pharmaceuticals industry is looking for life scientists who can work together across disciplines within smaller companies.

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