If the profession does not act now, faculty diversity may be stalled for another 30 years--which does not serve the interests of the academy or society at large.
"What I enjoy most about clinical research at CHDR is early clinical drug development (phase I and II). ... Testing these new drugs often requires methodological innovation."
There is a cry for more integration and for people with very diverse training.
How do you differentiate yourself from the 90% who go on to attend a few more fairs so that you become one of the 10% who get a job offer?
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When interviewing for research positions, students should investigate the opportunities given to predoctoral fellows while still demonstrating a willingness to work hard.
Academics sometimes don't want to go into business because of the high risks involved...But Silicon Valley is what it is today because of commercial spinoffs from Stanford and UC Berkeley.
In the minority-deficient environment, I learned what I could not live with. In the minority-rich environment, I learned what I could not live without.
Investigating clinically relevant problems at the molecular level requires both medical and scientific expertise.
We have a collective agreement that other faculty associations can look to, in
important ways, as a model.
One functions within a team framework in industry. This was one of the things that took the most getting used to in my transition from academia to industry.
Because many of our students come from Mexico, an effort to connect them to Mexican research institutions is needed.
Buzzwords aside, the grant-application procedure was very useful in forcing us to justify our plans on paper.
As a pilot project, the Star Tiger programme's objective is to prove the concept as a framework for future similar initiatives.
It wasn't until after I took a physics course with a certain energetic professor that I started to figure out what I really wanted to do.
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