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Issues and Perspectives
Life and Career
A policy clarification from the Office of Management and Budget says that graduate students and postdocs are entitled to explore a variety of training opportunities. Will your adviser agree?
Organizers of the Future of Research Symposium give their thoughts on how to keep young scientists in research careers.
Implementing the recommendations of the new National Academies report on postdocs is likely to be hard, says Gregory Petsko, the chair of the committee that issued the report.
I want to teach, and I want to help clinics adopt evidence-based therapies. What should I do?
The realities of women’s careers in academic science have changed. The discussion about them should change, too.
The Job Market
Finding tenured jobs is no easier for chemical engineers, but the pressure is relieved by the steady stream of industry jobs.
The new funding initiative supports areas in which Europe shows strong competence and creates new opportunities for scientists
An immigration expert says the executive action will hurt U.S. tech workers, but for scientists the impact seems benign.
The Job Market
For scientists conducting basic research on the Ebola virus, evolving priorities are a way of life.
Do researchers looking for jobs in industry need to be good at socializing as well as science? An article in C&E News explores industrial hiring trends suggesting that the answer is “yes.”
A leading scientist-entrepreneur offers advice on careers and starting a business.
A new postdoc insists on rubbing up against me in the lab. What should I do?
Jyoti Mishra’s unusual postdoc allowed her to connect basic science with its potential applications.
As many senior scientists dither and protect the status quo, postdocs organize a conference to take matters into their own hands.
Networking feels “icky” when you feel like you’re exploiting other people for personal gain.
Suing John Doe … Competing COMPETES proposals … Dance Your Ph.D. … Ebola and conferences … Dousing down under … Venezuelan science … Working Life
The Ebola epidemic demonstrates West Africa's urgent need for scientists, today and for the future.
A study of former UCSF postdocs finds they occupy a variety of careers.
The advantages of serving on a study section, Alice says, more than justify the substantial time commitment.
The worst part of networking, our columnist says, is that it feels like spending time marketing yourself in lieu of doing science.