PhysioProf discusses snagging a tenure-track position. "If you only have one or two [impact factor 4-5 papers], you are in a very precarious position, while a single glamour mag publication can be sufficient to get your foot in the door," he writes. However, PhysioProf says it's better to position yourself as a "groundbreaking leader" and "to try to predict where your field is going in the next five to ten years," saying that if you "focus on doing creative novel science, and good things will happen."
Bring Out That Crystal Ball
Jun 16, 2009