One blogger is strategically choosing where to submit manuscripts in order to bolster her case for tenure.
You have 30 seconds to describe your research in sufficient detail: ready, set, go!
One blogger chronicles his decision to leave academia.
The Washington Post proposes 'eight ways to get higher education into shape' and bloggers react.
One blogger says researchers ought to support their support staff.
NIH announced a modification to its biosketch format that allows investigators to list any potential disruptions to their research programs.
NIH's Office of Extramural Research clarifies the relationship among percentiles, paylines, and success rates.
Is it best to "reinvent" your research plan as a postdoc or a PI?
A blogger defends three-year, full-time PhD programs.
One blogger says that PhDs in search of alternative careers ought not to see themselves as "letting go" of academia.
An ACS blogger says that employers seek candidates who have gone out of their way to fill any gaps in their career training.
Can a PhD bank on productivity by staying in their grad lab, or should they move elsewhere for a postdoc?
A blogger asks her peers whether they'd consider hiring half-time postdocs.
A blogger shares tips to lighten the editing load for those who have volunteered to review your manuscript.
SimplyHired.com tallies its 2010 job postings and finds an increase in those for scientists and lab techs, among other positions.
Are great grant writers born or made?
A blogger provides tips for applicants to tidy up their CVs so as to appeal to the search committee's interests.
Bloggers discuss whether trainees should take an interest in their mentors' careers.
When choosing where to submit manuscripts, one blogger says researchers should strive to strike a balance.
Bloggers say that a new PI's responsibilities can be more difficult than some might realize.
One blogger says interviewees must simply and clearly express enthusiasm for the faculty position they're up for.
One blogger says that postdoctoral training is just as valuable for industry-minded PhDs as it is for aspiring academicians.
A blogger says that budding academicians ought to "have a mentor before going on the [job] market."
One blogger dishes her top five reasons to collaborate in research.
One blogger says that female scientists who take time away from the lab to raise children are doing themselves, and the scientific community, a favor.
There are a few projects aimed at addressing the lack of diversity in genomic research, Technology Review reports.
A national assessment shows that US students lag in the sciences, but suggests that achievement gaps are narrowing.
Harvard's George Church discusses HGP-write with the Journal of the American Medical Association.
In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.