Academia Faces PhD Overload | GenomeWeb

Academia Faces PhD Overload


"Great opportunity! Earn the big bucks! Get a life!" proclaims the headline on a mock press release — authored anonymously as a satire on the state of career prospects for PhDs — that circulated on the Internet in the late 1990s. "We make these dreams a reality for thousands of postdoctoral researchers every year," it continues, "through a patented process known as PhD expungement."

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