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December 23, 2013

Person of the Year: Michael S. Teitelbaum

Professional Science Master's degree programs and the National Postdoctoral Association are among the demographer's many legacies.

May 06, 2011

When Will They Ever Learn?

Another needless death at a university research facility points up the scandal of lax safety standards in academe.

July 27, 2007

Getting to the Top of a Big Pile

"The best applications ... have a plan of research ... that is ... realistic [and] at the same time has this visionary quality," says Anders Björklund, chair of the Neurosciences ERC panel.

June 22, 2012

Career Q&A: Equality for Quality

Curt Rice of the University of Tromsø discusses why helping women prepare for promotions is both right and smart.

November 26, 2010

Reducing the Impact of Negative Stereotypes on the Careers of Minority and Women Scientists

Research suggests that women and minority scientists can prevent negative stereotypes from impacting their careers.

November 19, 2010

Tooling Up: On Interview Day

With the right attitude and actions, you can rise to the top on interview day.

September 21, 2012

What’s Your Question?

Never mind answering questions—what questions should you ask at a job interview?

November 29, 2002

Demanding More Scientists

Developing a domestic workforce requires addressing demand, not supply.

June 15, 2012

Tooling Up: Interview Intangibles

The most important aspects of your job interview are things you may not have thought about.

October 30, 2013

Science Careers in India

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

July 10, 2013

What's God Got to Do With It?

At Ball State University, a new hire in astronomy is attracting close scrutiny because of his religious views.

April 06, 2012

What the Doctors Ordered

Medical practice has changed to meet the needs of female physicians. How likely is academic science to make a similar adjustment?

July 27, 2007

A Guide to NSF Success

"A strong application always demonstrates an appreciation of the background of the field, with appropriate references to the results of others."

May 01, 2009

The Burning Question of Laboratory Safety

In the wake of a lab worker's death, experts warn that many academic labs are unsafe.

December 11, 2013

Horizon 2020: What’s in it for Young Scientists?

Science Careers reviews the Horizon 2020 opportunities that young scientists can benefit from most directly.

February 23, 2007

FP7 Funding Opportunities at a Glance

"We are focusing on people who have established that they are already very good scientists and are about to start or at the beginning of an independent career." --Fotis Kafatos, European Research Council President.

July 12, 2013

The Benefits of a Doubt

Doubt and uncertainty can be uncomfortable, writes Niamh Connolly, but they have the potential to lead to better science.

August 22, 2013

Postdoc Advancement: Marketing Your Value

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

July 09, 2010

The Immigration Guru

In a debate long dominated by industry voices, statistician and tech expert Norman Matloff speaks up for the little people.

July 04, 2008

By the Numbers

With no agreed-upon body of statistics, industry representatives argue that technical talent is in short supply while labor economists insist that many fields are glutted.