Regardless of their legal statuses, junior researchers are professionals who should enjoy full social security benefits and employment protections.
Japan is striving to expand its scientific opportunities and connect globally.
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Like a relationship, says former ACS CEO Madeleine Jacobs, a career must be rich and rewarding and provide an environment in which you can grow and learn.
An academic career isn’t easy to achieve—but it’s worth it, so keep striving.
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It’s not a good idea for new faculty members to pick fights with well-funded senior investigators.
Funded by three philanthropies, the program will be open to researchers 4 to 10 years beyond training.
Under Republican leadership, a Senate committee on high-skill guest worker visas focuses on outsourcing and job losses, not the need for more high-skill workers.
A young scientist learns about the advantages of real-world networking.
In Vienna, networking should look easy even when it’s hard.
Ken O’Neill, who is deaf, offers advice on how to present a disability when applying for a job.
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Career development expert Dave Jensen leverages years of experience in writing the definitive monthly column on science careers in industry.
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Beryl Lieff Benderly has been a regular contributor to Science Careers since 2003, writing on postdoc matters and other scientific workforce issues.
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