A blogger discusses exploring career options beyond the bench.
The New York Times speaks with Mary-Claire King and other top women scientists.
GenomeWeb Careers profiles life science PhDs with non-academic careers.
A new report says both application and funding rates for NIH grant renewals are higher for men.
A look at Genome Technology's ninth annual salary survey data.
One blogger outlines 'three things all LinkedIn users should do.'
A blogger says that "to be treated like a colleague," grad students should take ownership of their training.
A blogger outlines how his current temporary research gig differs from his previous, full-time post.
NIH posted its Future of the Biomedical Research Workforce Working Group and subcommittee rosters.
The Excellence in Research for Australia initiative has dropped its controversial journal ranking system.
At ASM, Michael Ibba offers advice for tenure track faculty at major research institutions. (Part 5 of 5.)
At ASM, Michael Ibba offers advice for newly hired faculty at major research institutions. (Part 4 of 5.)
At ASM, Michael Ibba offers advice for those interviewing for faculty openings at major research institutions. (Part 3 of 5.)
At ASM, Michael Ibba offers advice for those applying for faculty openings at major research institutions. (Part 2 of 5.)
Researchers coupled undergraduate major information to US Census data to assign values to bachelor's degrees.
At ASM, Michael Ibba reflects on the life of a professor at a major research institution. (Part 1 of 5.)
At ASM, researchers share guidance for careers in academia and government — both at the bench and beyond.
A writer at The Nation says tenured professors must organize to combat the PhD problem in the US.
One professor is tired of what she perceived to be a common notion: that academic professors have "an easy life."
A blogger presents five ways in which grad programs can help part-time students maintain work-life balance.
The US Department of Homeland Security has extended its Optional Practical Training program to foreign students in several additional STEM fields.
One blogger consults experts who discuss "the value of internships for non-traditional science careers," and share tips for landing them.
According to a recent analysis, as funding success rates fall, the best way to win grants is to submit more proposals.
One blogger says shares advice for those asked to be interviewed over the phone.
The Australian government's new journal-ranking system could strongly influence researchers' decisions on where to publish, and their careers.
In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.
Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.
Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.
In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.