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    August 25, 2006

    Careers & Graduate Programs for B.S. & M.S. Scientists: Getting the Most from a Degree

    By doing some homework ahead of time, it's possible to select a career-oriented Bachelor's or Master's degree. In fact, some of today's professional Master's programs aim specifically at giving students experience in research labs or companies. In this article, experts from academia, industry, and government give advice for training and grabbing the best position.

    September 08, 2006

    Faculty Positions: Multidisciplinary Matters

    As universities increasingly emphasize multidisciplinary research and teaching, would-be faculty members must demonstrate their ability to cross disciplinary boundaries. But they must make sure that they don’t lose academic depth when they gain new breadth.

    September 15, 2006

    Success Factors for Postdocs: Be Prepared!

    Ensuring a successful postdoctoral appointment and using the experience to launch a solid career require careful preparation. Scientists who responded to this year's postdoctoral survey, sponsored by
    Science Careers, outline strategies based on their personal histories.

    September 20, 2006

    International Careers Report: Australia - Punching above Its Weight

    Despite its small population and relative remoteness, Australia occupies a powerful position in global science in general and life science in particular. The ingredients of its success: a strong research infrastructure, solid governmental support, effective collaboration among academic, industrial, and governmental institutions, and an ambience that attracts scientists from around the world.

    September 29, 2006

    Careers in Genetics and Genomics: Environmental Explorations

    The advances in genotyping and functional genomics open new approaches to environmental science, including public health issues. A better understanding of epigenetics, for example, could reveal environmental triggers of cancer and other diseases. Here, experts in the field describe the most exciting advances in these areas and the best training to land a job.

    October 06, 2006

    Careers in Stem Cell Research: Rejuvenating Biology and Medicine

    Everything in an adult organism comes from stem cells. As scientists learn to better understand and direct the path of these cells, it will enhance basic biological and clinical research. The experts interviewed here see a long future ahead for researchers in these areas.

    October 13, 2006

    Faculty Positions: Transferring Technology

    Intellectual property and technology transfer play important roles in today’s science. A scientist’s career can change dramatically through patents, which can spawn companies or funds for research. Moreover, some scientists create exciting careers by moving from the bench to a technology transfer office in academics, government, or industry.

    October 20, 2006

    SCIENCE 2006: TOP EMPLOYER SURVEY: It All Starts with Science

    This year's survey of top employers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries has a familiar winner but plenty of shifting among other places in the top 20. The leading companies highlight a consistent theme: the importance of strong basic science as the platform on which to build reputations and commercial success.

    October 27, 2006

    Careers for Postdoctoral Scientists: Beyond the Ivory Tower

    Moving from an academic environment to an industrial laboratory can prove difficult because of the need to adapt to a different culture. Here, we provide tips on how best to make a seamless transition.

    November 17, 2006

    Diversity—Women in Science: Building Better Balance

    Women leaders in science—from a university president and policy makers to an academic researcher and industrial scientists—see improvements in this field’s gender balance, but they also know that more must be done. An increasing number of women are entering scientific studies in college, but better ways are needed to keep these women in science and to help them grow into leadership positions.

    February 02, 2007

    Foreign Faculty Face Challenges

    Many foreign-born scientists have made the United States their home because the country provides some of the best training and career opportunities worldwide. But life as a foreign scientist is not without its challenges.

    March 02, 2007

    Europe's Brain Gain

    With major boosts in science funding, Europe hopes to become a hot spot of innovative science and technology.

    April 06, 2007

    Careers in Cancer Research: Many Paths To Choose

    Ask a cross-section of scientists how they got into cancer research, and you'll hear about a dizzying variety of routes from fields as diverse as biology, pharmacology, mathematics, and medicine. And with certain attributes — an inquiring mind, self-discipline, and a dash of ambition — it seems that there's no limit to what can be achieved.

    April 20, 2007

    Transferable Skills And Portable Careers

    With academic jobs scarce, postdoctoral fellows must develop skills that will make them competitive for jobs beyond the university setting, but even those who go on to academic careers can benefit from learning the skill sets that industry demands.

    April 27, 2007

    Careers in Biotech and Pharma: The Right Fit

    For scientists considering careers in the life science industry, the choice between biotech and pharma has sometimes been a difficult one. However, as both industries change, the question may be moot.

    November 23, 2007

    Interdisciplinary Research: Building Bridges, Finding Solutions

    Complex scientific problems and socially relevant issues are challenging scientists to find new ways to integrate knowledge from multiple and disparate fields. Increasingly, collaborative approaches are changing the way science is done.

    May 11, 2007

    Focus on Diversity: INCUBATING INNOVATION - Diversity Efforts Rejuvenate the Life Science Work Force

    "The more options and more information students have about career choices, the better career choices they will make,"

    June 08, 2007

    Focus On Careers: North Carolina - Opportunity and Community

    "It’s an exciting and lucrative area of opportunity for Ph.D.-level scientists."

    June 22, 2007

    Europe's Wild West

    The UK and Ireland are both reaching for the benefits of a knowledge economy. The UK leads Europe’s biotechnology scene, and Ireland’s rapid economic trajectory through the 1990s has radically altered the research landscape thanks to large injections of cash. International companies’ search for research talent has intensified. Many have set up operations in the UK and Ireland where they tap into expertise from world-class universities, as well as opening their arms to researchers moving on from the competitive academic sector.

    August 10, 2007

    Careers in Chemistry: Constantly Evolving Choices

    Leaving the chemistry department behind doesn't have to mean leaving chemistry behind. Chemists have a broad, and broadening, range of career options to choose from, both in and out of the lab. The biggest challenge is looking beyond the more traditional roles, which represent only a fraction of the options available in this fast-growing field.

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