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    September 03, 2013

    Beyond CVs and Impact Factors: An Employer's Manifesto

    There's a lot of talk about finding better ways to hire academic scientists. One department is doing more than talk.

    August 30, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 30 August 2013

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

    August 29, 2013

    After the LHC, the Deluge

    The hundreds of grad students and postdocs working on the world's largest atom smasher are competing for a handful of jobs.

    August 28, 2013

    The Life Scientist Bubble

    "It's hard to see how a system in which the innovators are commodified can long survive," writes a long-term postdoc in the life sciences.

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    August 27, 2013

    The Agony and Ecstasy of Cross-disciplinary Collaboration

    Collaborating with peers outside your field can be rewarding and career-boosting—but it can also make you an outsider in your own field.

    Taken for Granted
    August 26, 2013

    Motions to Dismiss Charges Against Patrick Harran Rejected by Court

    A Los Angeles judge today rejected motions by lawyers for Patrick Harran to dismiss his felony charges arising from the 2008 death of lab assistant Sheri Sangji.

    Taken for Granted
    August 26, 2013

    Smart, Young, Female—and Out of Luck?

    Top Chinese university science programs—and also employers—discriminate against women applicants, reports say.

    August 23, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 23 August 2013

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

    August 22, 2013

    Postdoc Advancement: Marketing Your Value

    Finding opportunities to demonstrate your know-how to potential employers is key for career advancement.

    August 22, 2013

    Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: The Challenges of Interdisciplinary Science

    The hardest part of interdisciplinary collaborations is collaborating in an interdisciplinary way.

    August 21, 2013

    From the Lab Bench to the U.N.

    A Ph.D. candidate finds that the peripheral activities she engaged in during her Ph.D. prepared her well for a career in science diplomacy.

    August 20, 2013

    A Cloudburst of Computing Power

    For scientists seeking computing resources, the commercial cloud offers an alternative to supercomputers and high-performance computing centers.

    August 19, 2013

    Underemployed In China

    Just because a society needs a particular skill, that doesn't mean you can earn a living at it.

    August 19, 2013

    Some Projects Take a Career to Yield Data

    Alan Stern started working on the New Horizons project 24 years ago; it will be 2 more years before the probe arrives at Pluto.

    August 16, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 16 August 2013

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

    August 15, 2013

    Your Personal Marketing Plan

    The key to getting hired is to define and communicate your unique value proposition.

    August 14, 2013

    Getting the Inside Scoop on Science Careers

    An informational interview provides job-seeking scientists with an insider's view of a career path.

    Taken for Granted
    August 13, 2013

    State Bans on Benefits for Gay Couples Disadvantage Universities

    Universities that can't treat same-sex couples equally are losing good employees, an outgoing rector says.

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    August 13, 2013

    Border Science

    Burroughs Wellcome's Career Awards at the Scientific Interface help mathematical, physical, computer, and engineering scientists establish careers studying biological problems.

    August 12, 2013

    University, Inc.

    Postdocs say that campus-based collaborations with industry teach important lessons and skills, according to an article in C&E News.

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