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July 16, 2014

Telephone Technique, Part One

Professional-level telephone technique can get you hired.

July 14, 2014

Warning: Sastrugi Crossing

For meteorologist Elena Stautzebach and the rest of the overwintering staff, finding adventure is part of the daily routine.

July 02, 2014

The Virtues of Virtual Panels

They’re not perfect, but remote review panels work, and they facilitate broader involvement in peer review.

July 01, 2014

Q&A: Life After a Ph.D.

At ESOF 2014, two career sessions organized by an emerging initiative explored the career-support needs of Ph.D.-holders.

June 30, 2014

A Resource to Raise Women's Visibility

AcademiaNet aims to raise the profile of Europe’s top women scholars.

June 27, 2014

Elsewhere in Science, 27 June 2014

The dangers of stress ... more science and math in schools ... the 2014 Longitude Prize ... Job cuts at CSIRO ... Brewing a career

June 26, 2014

How to Talk to Kids About Science

Our columnist offers advice on presenting your work to the most difficult audience there is: children.

June 25, 2014

What’s Your Science Degree Worth?

Yes, a new study says, going to college does make financial sense—especially if you major in a STEM field (or business).

June 10, 2014

NIH Report Warns of Looming Physician-Scientist Shortage

A new report argues that the United States may soon face a serious shortage of scientists with clinical degrees.

Taken for Granted
June 04, 2014

No STEM Shortage in Indiana, a Report Says

A Ball State University study finds a “continuing excess supply” of workers in scientific and technical fields.

May 29, 2014

In Japan, Seeking More Jobs for “Posudoku”

According to The Japan News, a new policy requires Japanese universities to act to ensure good research jobs for Japanese postdocs.

May 28, 2014

Guardians of Science

Scientist-investigators at the U.S. Office of Research Integrity are on the front lines of the war to protect the scientific literature.

May 27, 2014

Winter Is Coming

Meteorologist Elena Stautzebach will spend more than a year at the German research base Neumayer-Station III, in Antarctica.

April 24, 2014

Dress to Profess: What Should Scientists Wear?

Many scientists worry that if they dress well, they'll be sending a message that appearances matter more than substance.

April 14, 2014

Another Call to Reform Biomedical Research and Training

Four prominent scientist-administrators call on policymakers to reform a system that discourages "even the most outstanding prospective students from entering our profession."

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.

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 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.

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 02, 2014

Where Do Ph.D. Scientists Work?

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

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