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    March 28, 2014

    Working in the Community to Reduce Health Disparities

    Kristi Allgood and her Chicago-based colleagues are working in the community to reduce breast cancer mortality in African-American women.

    March 28, 2014

    A New Breed of Cancer Researcher

    To land a job in any emerging area of cancer research, interdisciplinary training is becoming increasingly important.

    March 20, 2014

    The Third Way: Becoming an Academic Entrepreneur

    Increasingly, scientists do not need to sacrifice academic freedom for the opportunity to bring their discoveries to market.

    March 21, 2014

    Are Foreign Guest Workers Preferable to Retraining?

    A skilled-immigration advocate says that importing new workers makes more sense than retraining—but is such an approach consistent with the broader interests of society?

    March 21, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 21 March 2014

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

    March 24, 2014

    Teaching Is a Powerful Credential

    Aspiring faculty members who want their applications to stand out should focus on their teaching credentials.

    March 25, 2014

    How to Present Your Weaknesses During Interviews

    The key to presenting your weaknesses in a job interview is to make them nonthreatening and present a plan for addressing them.

    March 26, 2014

    Kids Posit the Darnedest Hypotheses

    There's a lot we can learn from science fair projects that we can then apply to our own research.

    March 28, 2014

    If a Student-Athlete Is an Employee, Why Isn’t a Graduate Assistant?

    The Northwestern University ruling appears to cast doubt on an earlier decision denying employee status to graduate assistants.

    April 01, 2014

    Research on a Shoestring in India

    At mid-level institutions in India, researchers learn to thrive with limited funding and other resources.

    April 03, 2014

    Scarcity Breeds Opportunity

    Science done with serious resource constraints can be more varied, open, and passionate than ordinary science.

    March 28, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 28 March 2014

    Crowdsourcing stardust … sanctions over Crimea … live-blogging experiments … living at the South Pole … potential careers in citizen science.

    Taken for Granted
    March 31, 2014

    The Price of Panic

    Recurring scares about purported science talent "shortages" damage both science and scientists, a new book shows.

    April 02, 2014

    Where Do Ph.D. Scientists Work?

    A study reveals significant race and sex differences in where Ph.D. holders work.

    April 04, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 4 April 2014

    STAP misconduct … DARPA goes biotech … chasing money in bioscience … what young scientists would do with extra time.

    April 07, 2014

    Scrutinizing Your Personality

    An awareness of the range of interview situations you may encounter can help turn a daunting part of the selection procedure into something more manageable.

    Taken for Granted
    April 08, 2014

    More on H-1Bs and Retraining

    Companies that choose worker replacement over retraining should consider the costs to society—and the implications for the long-term supply of qualified workers.

    April 09, 2014

    When an Interview (Seemingly) Goes All Wrong

    How quickly you regain composure after an embarrassing moment or unexpected personal question could determine whether or not you get the job.

    April 10, 2014

    Thanks for a Great Postdoc Bargain

    "Whatever they are," wrote economist Richard Freeman 12 years ago, "postdocs are one of the greatest bargains in the U.S. economy."

    April 10, 2014

    How to Present Yourself During an Interview

    In deciding about clothing, piercings, and so on, job-seekers must balance the desire to fit in with the need to seem and feel authentic.

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