Careers - Page 20
Readers react to a Science Careers article discussing issues related to STEM careers.
A blogger debates the merits of staying at one institution versus moving, both before and after earning a PhD.
An essayist wonders why some grad students seem 'incapable of hearing' about poor job prospects in academia.
According to the National Science Foundation, the number of doctorates awarded in the US declined in 2010, though the biological sciences saw an increase in awarded doctorates. [More.]
The New York Times examines why biology is the field of choice among most women in the STEM areas.
A blogger outlines 'five reasons why your child won't be a scientist.'
A new Leadership Foundation for Higher Education-commissioned survey suggests some professors don't live up to their role as advisors.
A blogger reflects on setbacks he experienced as a bench scientist in order to be a more understanding PI.
Young investigators in Australia and the US receive early career research awards.
HHMI professors advocate changes to university-level science curricula.
One blogger says post-tenure life is hardly what she expected it to be.
Panelists shared advice for young investigators at the Partnering for Cures meeting this week.
With many institutions on indefinite hiring freezes, it's a particularly tough time to land a faculty position in academia. Here, experts discuss tips for beating the odds and getting hired as an assistant professor. [More.]