"You have to think long and hard about what you need--not just what you want, but what you cannot do without."
"CPFP invariably attracts a unique cadre of individuals, including laboratory-based scientists, behavioral scientists, epidemiologists, statisticians, nurses, physicians, ethicists, and lawyers."
We all felt that it was time to make the common vision of the postdoctoral experience match the reality of today's longer and more involved undertaking.
While this move has been great for his career, it has been a struggle for me to find a comfortable niche. ...
"There are opportunities for fame (if not fortune), good grant funding, rapid career advancement, and even groupies (if you go to the right conferences)."
Although the vast majority of universities surveyed by the Max Planck Institute stated that they would try to support dual-career scientists, the issue is still delicate.
We were weighing personal need, institutional need, and reality to come up with a workable, equitable program from a variety of systems, most of which were, and remain, beyond our control.
Despite the geeky stereotypes, some of us scientists are interesting and--dare we say it?--sexy in our own peculiar way.
"When you have stopped to think about who you are, you can incorporate that information into the choices you'll make during the job search."
"Will there be a place for the modern equivalents of Watson and Crick, or is the contemporary scientist just a cog in a machine?"
"The goal is to create a dynamic, Europe-wide community of young biotech scientists."
The abundance of dual-career academic couples has led to the opportunistic growth of certain institutions by taking advantage of paired excellence.
"If you are looking for a contract R&D job, be sure to clarify the terms and conditions of the contract with your potential employer so that you won't be disappointed later."
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