Hard Work, Low Pay

US postdocs are "overworked, poorly paid, and stuck in jobs that don't advance their careers," writes Audrey Williams June at the Chronicle of Higher Education.

A new report from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine further finds that there are few incentives for the system to change.

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