The state employment board count of cards confirms a majority, officially unionizing the nation's largest group of postdocs.
"The University of Connecticut postdoc union is obviously a model and an inspiration for us." --Matthew O'Connor
With no agreed-upon body of statistics, industry representatives argue that technical talent is in short supply while labor economists insist that many fields are glutted.
Some veterans may prefer to trade the tools of their military trades for protractors, compasses, and tracking calculators--what a corny joke calls "weapons of math instruction."
"The NIH funding crisis is chronic, systemic, and much worse than reported." --Peter Cariani
Early-career issues for postdocs and other researchers who deserve better.
Early-career issues for postdocs and other researchers who deserve better
Professional science master's degrees, like the Master of Business Administration degree on which they are modeled, are designed as terminal credentials for people seeking science-based careers outside of academe.
According to NSF statistics, doctoral scientists' median income rises with each year of experience until late middle age, peaking 25 to 29 years after the Ph.D. at just under $100,000.
"All the people who put the reports together have one or another of their personal needs fulfilled … but it doesn’t help the nation." - Vivek Wadhwa
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