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    February 10, 2006

    GrantDoctor: Bridges to Independence

    If you don't have a pathway award or a similar fellowship, you'll probably be competing for the positions left over once all the award winners have been placed.

    April 02, 2004

    Zen Teaching on an Institution's Fringe

    "Apart from me--a former physicist and, at the time, an aspiring writer--our ranks included a Ph.D.-level zoologist who spent her summers growing organic cilantro for market."

    April 29, 2005

    MS PHD'S: Inspiring Minorities in the Earth Sciences

    The purpose of MS PHD'S is to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities in earth-system sciences.

    September 03, 2004

    El Primer Año en un Programa de Doctorado: Entrenamiento en Matemáticas (I)

    Mis opiniones reflejan la experiencia acumulada en calidad de estudiante de doctorado, postdoc y profesor, tanto en universidades privadas como públicas.

    May 23, 2003

    Family-Friendly U

    Hope is on the horizon thanks to new policies, but long hours and late tenure remain the norm.

    December 05, 2003

    Time for Tea

    "Tea-rooms and tea-breaks are a great scientific institution and should be nurtured and cherished. Lobby your funding body for subsidised espressos!"

    April 11, 2003

    A New View of Small Things

    "The change in the way I'm perceived by the community is tangible--I have gone from maybe one invited talk a year to almost one a month."

    June 29, 2001

    Scientific Integrity: The View From the Teaching Side

    July 30, 2004

    Finding the Right Track After Your Sports Science Degree

    "Although sometimes hard to see, opportunities in sports and exercise science are there for the taking, and if an opportunity isn't there … use your initiative, create your own."

    January 30, 2004

    Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 23: Grad School and the Single Soul

    What you don't always think about when starting graduate school is that sometimes the choice to go to graduate school--especially when you haven't already met that special someone--can delay or impede your social progress, even as it advances your career.

    September 27, 2002

    Boosting Physics in Latin America: FeLaSoFi

    "… FeLaSoFi has an important role to play in the improvement of physics education in poorer countries."

    October 18, 2002

    A Career-Development Plan for Postdocs

    "FASEB recommends that all institutions involved in the training and career development of postdoctoral fellows have a well-defined mentoring program in place." --Heather Rieff, FASEB senior policy analyst

    September 16, 2005

    Where Do I Fit in the British Academic System?

    Due to the high volume of questions received, the CareerDoctor cannot answer all queries on an individual basis. Look for an answer to your question published in this column soon! Thank you!

    April 09, 2004

    University Challenge: Administering Research

    "I had convinced myself that I had a range of useful skills to offer the world outside science, but could I convince an employer?"

    June 18, 2004

    Ask Dr Bridget for Advice

    August 27, 2004

    A Booming Field

    "I don't believe it is essential to possess a sports science degree to go on to a Ph.D. in sports science"

    February 22, 2002

    Work and Play: A Lecturer's Life in a New University

    I had actually realised my career ambitions when I was let loose 'to play' in a lab during my PhD.

    June 25, 2004

    Do What You Love; Love What You Do

    Ritter urged young scientists pursuing alternative careers to strive to be the best at their current positions while also preparing themselves for future transitions. Always do more than your peers, she suggests, because employers look at past work when evaluating candidates, no matter what job you're applying for.

    July 13, 2001

    Sink or Swim: Riding the Dot-Com Wave

    "There are definite parallels between working as an entrepreneur in the business world and being a research scientist in an academic institution."

    October 31, 2003

    From Mice to Men

    "If you choose this kind of work, the skills that you will acquire make you interesting to both university hospitals and the pharmaceutical industry."

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