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."
"If, in the course of the day, faculty spend some time talking about their career and careers in general, it wouldn’t be something they would have to keep a note of in a logbook and say, ‘Oh, this isn’t research-related.’ ”--Joseph Ellis
"If we had a unified career structure, that would revolutionize European science. It would just start to draw everybody in." --Tony Hyman, a professor at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics