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    October 24, 2013

    Searching for Truths (at Booths)

    We scientists need to get out there and sell, sell, sell, even though salesmanship isn't in our marshmallows.

    October 23, 2013

    Caught Up in Publishing

    We need to find new policies and incentives that return science to a hunt for scientific truth and not for publications.

    October 24, 2013

    Putting the Right Spin on NSF Rotators

    "Rotators" play an important role at the National Science Foundation, but apparently there are problems.

    October 25, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 25 October 2013

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

    October 28, 2013

    In India, Abundant Opportunities

    India's academic job market is vibrant for Indian nationals returning from training abroad.

    October 29, 2013

    In Evaluating Scientists, Emphasize Quality Over Quantity

    Women, in particular, will benefit if funding bodies and evaluation committees can improve their evaluation criteria.

    October 30, 2013

    Maximize Your Chances of Landing a Faculty Job

    Many elements are out of postdocs' control, but there are some things they can do to increase their odds of landing a faculty position.

    Taken for Granted
    October 31, 2013

    Attention Must Be Paid

    As the tenure track shrinks, more and more teaching—including in STEM fields—is done by "off-track," low-paid, contingent faculty.

    November 01, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 1 November 2013

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

    November 04, 2013

    Big Data Brain Drain

    Big data is good for research, but incentives in academia—including salaries—need to be brought in line.

    November 05, 2013

    In India, Rising Resources, Realistic Expectations

    For Indian scientists returning home after training in the West, things have never been better, but getting research done in India is no picnic.

    October 30, 2013

    Science Careers in India

    Read the stories to find out more about research opportunities in India.

    November 07, 2013

    Luca Cardelli: Bridging Industry and Academia

    A Microsoft Research scientist explains how his career came to bridge computer science and biology and, now, industry and academia.

    November 07, 2013

    Paper at the Center of Johns Hopkins Drama Retracted

    The first author on the paper, Yu-yi Lin, died in the lab last year, apparently by his own hand.

    November 08, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 8 November 2013

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

    November 11, 2013

    Why I Do Science

    The euphoria of discovery and the knowledge that your discoveries may help someone provide sufficient motivation to keep pushing forward.

    November 13, 2013

    How to Work a Meeting

    From a networking standpoint, the purpose of a scientific meeting is to accumulate connections and thereby improve your odds of professional success.

    November 12, 2013

    Varvara Trachana: Surviving the Science Crisis in Greece

    Like some 750 other Greek scientists, Varvara Trachana has a faculty position—but no salary and no money to start up her lab.

    November 18, 2013

    Science as a Verb

    At the moment Maria Fadri-Moskwik decided to become a scientist, she was strapped to a human hamster wheel.

    Taken for Granted
    November 15, 2013

    Rising Opportunities in Africa?

    Africa will need lots of Ph.D. scholars to carry out its planned expansion of higher education.