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    June 04, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Making a Federal Case of Young Scientists' Concerns

    Two issues important to postdocs and other science trainees have been elevated recently to the federal level.

    August 06, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Creating Your Own Credibility

    Based in Alaska, a nonprofit research institute founded and run by a group of independent researchers has permitted decades of scientific work.

    October 01, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Making Book on America's Universities

    A spate of recent books presents a wide range of analyses -- and some common answers -- about what ails academe.

    January 07, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Stormy Weather

    Recent reports from the National Academies see no break in the clouds over the scientific labor market.

    March 04, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Scarlet Letters

    Can young scientists publish without a mentor's support?

    July 01, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Creating Opportunities

    Two university-based jobs programs are helping to boost opportunities for scientists who are already trained.

    November 04, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Getting to Aaahhh!

    A former postdoc finds teaching high school a deeply satisfying career.

    May 25, 2012

    Content Collection: Lab Management

    New group leaders need to learn how to manage people, projects, finances, and more.

    September 01, 2006

    Postdoc Unionization Drive Reaches a Climax in California

    “We very much support employees’ rights to choose for themselves whether or not they think unionization is beneficial.” --Paul Schwartz

    November 03, 2006

    Betting the Farm

    “You bet your career. We bet ten million dollars.” --Gerald Rubin

    April 29, 2005

    Not Your Father's Postdoc

    "The number one thing that every postdoc needs to think about is what they want to do when they grow up." - Ida Chow, executive officer of the Society of Developmental Biology

    January 06, 2006

    The Intramural Alternative

    "Even extremely negative, stressful postdocs remain tremendous learning experiences and are accompanied with positive experiences if one chooses to seek them ... as I did." --Frank Lee-Bitter

    Hal Salzman
    April 29, 2013

    Hal Salzman

    Why do industry leaders and policymakers continue to argue that there is a domestic shortage of STEM talent despite numerous reports to the contrary?

    April 03, 2014

    Scarcity Breeds Opportunity

    Science done with serious resource constraints can be more varied, open, and passionate than ordinary science.

    August 31, 2015

    Teaching as a skill and a career

    Whether it is one aspect of a faculty position at a research-intensive institution or the core of an education-focused job, teaching is an important component of many scientists’ careers.

    July 03, 2014

    The World’s Most Comprehensive Resource for Scientists Transitioning to Industry

    If you’re pursuing a career in industry, you should read this.

    September 28, 2012

    Content Collection: Getting your Research Published

    Proficiently publishing scientific articles is among the attributes that determine academic success.

    December 30, 2005

    Next Wave's Best of 2005

    Two scientists and a baby join the faculty class of 2005 (21 October 2005).

    July 21, 2006


    April 04, 2008

    Taken for Granted Index

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