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Few adjuncts ever make it onto the tenure track—but solving a historic mathematics problem can do wonders for your career.
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For some nutty reason, scientists sometimes become lawyers.
Rodica Stan pushed her way through many borders to build a science career.
A restructuring pharmaceuticals industry is looking for life scientists who can work together across disciplines within smaller companies.
When a professor moves to a new institution, there’s a lot to consider beyond the physical move.
An expert on science and technology employment and immigration claims that a recent NSF report accentuates the positive.
For chemists, unemployment is down, but salaries are stagnant, according to Chemical & Engineering News.
ERC funding for the Swiss … another plea for more science support … a virologist returns from Liberia … the Ig Nobel prizes.
B.S. and M.S.-level job opportunities can be tempting because they’re so plentiful, but Ph.D. scientists should resist the temptation.
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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.
Adam Ruben, Ph.D., is a practicing scientist and the author of Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School.
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