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Serious but accessible research and an ability to inspire younger students are among the keys to getting hired at an undergraduate-focused institution.
The recent growth of the social network and its apparent utility for users suggest that it’s the leading contender to become science’s ubiquitous social network.
After being rejected, a blind student wins admission to the physics program at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece.
Corruption in China … Why was James Doyle fired? … STAP replication fails. … Null studies aren’t submitted. … Ebola takes the lives of Science co-authors.
A young faculty member argues that it is, indeed, possible for a woman (or a man) to ‘have it all.’
NIH orders its intramural labs to examine their biosafety policies and procedures and encourages its grantees to do likewise.
Science jobs are concentrated in areas where R&D spending is highest—and R&D spending is concentrated in just a few areas.
To land a job in any emerging area of cancer research, interdisciplinary training is becoming increasingly important.
A new National Academies report examines why many universities lack adequate safety cultures and how to bring about improvement.
Early-career issues for postdocs and other researchers who deserve better.
Here’s everything you need to know to get started in one of the few nontraditional careers Ph.D. scientists can pursue without additional training.
For meteorologist Elena Stautzebach and the rest of the overwintering staff, finding adventure is part of the daily routine.
Meteorologist Elena Stautzebach will spend more than a year at the German research base Neumayer-Station III, in Antarctica.
Relief at NASA … RIKEN layoffs… profiting from avian flu … modeling Ebola … risky research… Working Life … the coffee genome.
Life and Career
Fieldwork can disrupt the lives of scientists and their families, but it can also be hugely rewarding.
Surveys of medical students and residents consistently find that substantial fractions are subject to abuse, perhaps as part of the profession’s “hidden curriculum.”
Issues and Perspectives
"The choices I made pretty much mirrored my growth as a scientist."
As science-funding agencies begin to dispense the huge stimulus appropriation, opinions about its ultimate impact on early-career scientists are mixed.
How the stimulus affects the scientific labor market depends on what comes after it.