Career Blog

A blogger shares tips on "surviving … your dissertation."

Panelists discuss the employability and relevance of scientists in a Guardian Q&A.

A Top Job

Being a clinical laboratory technician is one of 2012's top jobs, says US News and World Report.

Insider Lessons

A blogger shares paper-submission tips through the eyes of an associate journal editor.

The Washington Post says advances in synthetic biology may provide "a solution to the unemployment puzzle."

'A great idea will get applicants only so far,' says Nature this week.

A new video examines the 'age distribution of NIH principal investigators and medical school faculty.'

Maryland's The Gazette profiles Marty Zug, CFO of the Rockville biotech Sequella.

A blogger discusses moving from research to the corporate world, and people's perceptions of PhDs.

A blogger says mid-career scientists need mentors and advice as much as their junior colleagues do.

Chalk Talk 101

A blogger outlines tips for giving a great chalk talk.

Convicted

A former academic known for his studies of work-life balance has been convicted of misdemeanor sex abuse.

On to Management

In a Nature profile and at his blog, EBI's Ewan Birney discusses his upcoming career change.

The National Institutes of Health's Intramural Training and Education blog discusses a study that shows that a tenure-track position is no longer a top career choice for students.

Future of the Force

A report from the National Institutes of Health Advisory Committee to the Director discusses the future of the biomedical workforce.

A Separate Pot

A blogger advocates setting aside separate funds for early-career investigators.

Posters, Please!

One blogger says the poster session is the heart of a great meeting.

Proposal Prep

A blogger shares tips for crafting successful research proposals.

People Over Projects

One blogger says the company young scientists keep matters much more than the project they choose.

A blogger outlines the role of a project manager.

Male academics often struggle with many of the same work-life balance issues and institutional biases that their female counterparts face.

A Double-Edged Sword

A blogger says publication requirements can both help and hurt PhD students.

Researchers at Rice University suggest limited access to NIH funding among young investigators could stifle biomedical innovation.

Internships are becoming increasingly popular among students and employers.

In an infographic, Online PhD charts the course of what it calls the job crisis for PhDs.

Pages

Science has it's own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Sciencethis week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.