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July 20, 2012

Diversity: Promoting New Perspectives

Business and university leaders are seeking ways to increase personnel diversity to promote innovation. By Chris Tachibana.

September 14, 2012

Finding Balance: The Professor/Entrepreneur

For academics who recognize that their discovery or innovation can be commercialized, it is key to find avenues to balance professorial and entrepreneurial activities. By Alaina G. Levine.

September 28, 2012

Focus On China: A Tale of Two Cities

Beijing and Shanghai are two cities at the forefront of Chinese science, offering scientists ample career opportunities. By Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

October 05, 2012

Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research: A Cerebral Career Choice

The need for new treatments and a better understanding of brain disorders offer researchers an abundance of career opportunities. By Emma Hitt

September 21, 2012

Annual Top Employers Survey: Stability in the Face of Change

Biopharmas that have fared well despite global economic turmoil have done so using various strategies—and by valuing and respecting the scientists who work for them.

November 09, 2012

European Regional Focus: On the Horizon

Across Europe, policy makers and research institutions are finding ways to boost science in an uncertain economy. By Chris Tachibana

August 24, 2012

The Postdoc Experience: High Expectations, Grounded in Reality

Respondents to this year's Annual Postdoc Survey share their advice for staying competitive in today's job market.

April 21, 2006

Tooling Up: Guerrilla Marketing Yourself

"Personal branding is not about presenting a false image. It is about understanding what is unique about you--your accomplishments, experience, attitude--and then using that to differentiate yourself from other job hunters. Your brand is your edge in the job market." --Levinson and Perry

September 16, 2005

Tooling Up: The Real Deal vs. Well-Oiled: Who Gets the Offer?

The preparation may be facilitated by a book, magazine article, or online career advice column, but the response itself isn't programmed. It is the result of a serious self-assessment and the advance knowledge of what typically happens in an interview.

November 25, 2005

U.K.' s Energy-Research Renewal

"The research opportunities in energy," adds Lord Oxburgh, "are some of the most challenging and exciting that exist in any discipline."

August 29, 2008

Making a Scientific Impact

Kit Parker and his team of military veterans at Harvard are investigating the mechanical forces involved in traumatic brain injury.

Taken for Granted
August 29, 2008

University of California Postdoc Union Wins Official Recognition

The state employment board count of cards confirms a majority, officially unionizing the nation's largest group of postdocs.

August 29, 2008

After Success Abroad, a Polish Scientist Returns Home

Agnieszka Dobrzyn has reaped the rewards of efforts to keep top young scientists in Poland.

July 27, 2007

The NIH R01 Toolkit

Science 's Next Wave published "Getting an NIH R01," which became the most frequently accessed Next Wave article for...
September 12, 2008

Creative Ways to Energize Your Career

Science faculty can transform their training and expertise into stimulating new professional activities, well beyond their job descriptions.

Paula Stephan
December 21, 2012

Person of the Year: Paula Stephan

The labor economist has worked for years behind the scenes, but this year she went public.

Christos Anastopoulos in front of a small-scale model of the ATLAS detector at CERN.
December 21, 2012

Breakthrough of the Year: Seekers of the Higgs Boson

Science Careers talks to three young investigators who contributed to this year's monumental discovery.

December 28, 2012

Science Careers 2012: The Year's Best Stories

The best and most popular stories of 2012, as chosen by readers and editors.

Taken for Granted
January 04, 2013

Bordering on Confusion

High-skill immigration reform is more complicated and contentious than it looks, an expert conference shows.

Alan Houghton
January 11, 2013

In Person: My Boss With Stephen Hawking Disease

A protégé pays tribute to the humanity and resilience of immunologist Alan Houghton.