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    December 01, 2006

    It Ain't Over Till It's Over

    "If [the union] is open, honest, and transparent, I think that postdocs at UCSF would welcome discussion." --Anne T. Union

    January 17, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 17 January 2014

    In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

    April 04, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 4 April 2014

    STAP misconduct … DARPA goes biotech … chasing money in bioscience … what young scientists would do with extra time.

    May 02, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 2 May 2014

    Misconduct squared … a new cruise ship for colder climes … male scent messes up science … two TV science advisers … curiosity and careers … Teitelbaum's new book.

    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.

    October 27, 2015

    How to network effectively

    Networking should consist of a genuine conversation with another person about how you can help each other.

    February 02, 2007

    Contemptuous Irresolution

    "In the current environment, any increase is welcome." --Dave Moore, AAMC

    March 02, 2007

    A "Hippocratic Oath" for Scientists?

    Jones believes that senior scientists have "lost a sense of accountability to the next generation insofar as all of our interests in them are self interests ... so that
    our career can get advanced but not necessarily
    their career."

    November 30, 2007

    GREAT Expectations

    GREAT is now transforming its committee on postdocs into a body that will have its own independent, university-appointed membership, elected leadership, and meetings.

    January 04, 2008

    Feeling the Elephant

    "All the people who put the reports together have one or another of their personal needs fulfilled … but it doesn’t help the nation." - Vivek Wadhwa

    April 04, 2008

    Taken for Granted: Help Is on the Way (for Some)

    Early-career issues for postdocs and other researchers who deserve better

    December 05, 2008

    Taken for Granted: Can Early-Career Scientists Believe in Change?

    Postdocs' prospects are dimmed by the new Administration's many competing priorities and a lack of understanding at the highest levels of the scientific work-force glut.

    December 04, 2009

    NIH's Dr. Ruth

    Ruth L. Kirschstein's life of research and service provides a powerful example for young scientists.

    March 05, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Labor Unions and Postdoc Disputes

    His life in tatters, one former UMass postdoc sues his college and his adviser as postdocs on three UMass campuses unionize.

    November 05, 2010

    Perspective: Put Integrity High on Your To-Do List

    Research integrity is the sum of all the routine decisions that scientists make every day.

    April 08, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Doctoral Candidate

    Postdoc-turned-politician Peter Ferguson hopes to bring his scientific insight to Canada's federal Parliament.

    June 03, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Immigrants and Entrepreneurship

    Recent research questions some popular estimates of the role of the foreign-born in founding high-tech companies.

    August 05, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Everything Money Can Buy

    The vast wealth of the oil-rich Arab states is creating opportunities for scientists who can stand the heat.

    February 03, 2012

    Content Collection: Mentoring Advice

    A good mentor at each career stage can greatly enhance your professional and personal achievement.

    March 02, 2012

    Taken for Granted: Foreign Invasion

    What happens when an influx of established talent invades a small research field?