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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 01, 2013

Making Sense of Our Senses

Sensory neuroscientists often focus their research careers around repairing or enhancing how we experience the world around us.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

November 15, 2013

Elsewhere in Science, 15 November 2013

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

November 15, 2013

Looking to China for Scientific Careers

Both Chinese scientists and foreign academics are discovering China to be an enticing place to build their scientific careers.

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.

November 19, 2013

A Career as a College Science Teacher

Yes, it is possible to have a satisfying career focused mainly on college teaching.

November 21, 2013

Science Budget Issues Lead to Scientific Exodus

At an event at the Swedish Embassy in Washington, D.C., American Nobel Prize winners blamed short- and long-term budget cuts for making the United States a less hospitable place to do science.

November 21, 2013

The Postdoc: A Special Kind of Hell

Being a postdoc, says our Experimental Error columnist, has advantages and disadvantages.

November 22, 2013

Elsewhere in Science, 22 November 2013

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

Taken for Granted
November 25, 2013

U.S. Science and Engineering Degrees Increase

The number of bachelor's degrees in science and engineering fields is rising twice as fast as degrees in other fields, according to a new report.

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