A Harvard professor blogs about how a hiring committee he is on is conducting its faculty search.
At The Scientist, Muhammad Ahmed argues that postdocs need to be supported to ensure countries' scientific prowess.
At Nature Jobs, the University of Hull's Mark Lorch offers five tips to help you get your paper noticed.
PhD students or postdocs have skills that may position them well to be entrepreneurs, the Nature Jobs Blog says.
Chris Parsons at Southern Fried Science offers advice for novice manuscript reviewers.
At Quartz, Jennifer Walker discusses the little talked about issue of depression in graduate school.
More and more researchers leading labs are seeking management skills, Nature Jobs reports.
At the Chronicle of Higher Education, David Perlmutter offers ways to gauge whether an academic department is not the place for you.
A former Tufts provost argues that tenure is what keeps US universities strong.
An industrial postdoc has both academic and industry features, Nature Jobs says.
There are an increasing number of job opportunities for genetic counselors, Nature Jobs reports.
At Nature Jobs, Lauren Emily Wright, a postdoc at the University of Padua, writes that time away from the lab can enrich researchers.
A foundation grant director writes at Nature Jobs that applicants should explain their budget requests well.
New faculty members need to allocate their startup funds wisely, and asking around for advice and discarded equipment helps stretch the budget.
In a pair of blog posts, Nature Jobs looks at both the employer's and the job candidate's perspective of filling a faculty position.
If you're looking to make a career change, Nature Jobs notes that's the time to refresh your soft and hard skills — strategically.
A proposed change to labor regulations has some thinking that postdocs may get overtime pay or a raise.
Thomas Magaldi, a career services administrator at the Sloan Kettering Institute, describes how he found that career path at Nature Jobs.
At Bitesize Bio, Dhivya Kumar shares tips for figuring out your post-grad school career move.
At her blog, Dr. Becca details how she plans to deal with low funding as she heads toward tenure review.
At his blog, the Genomic Repairman recounts his transition from PhD student to postdoc.
An advice column response on dealing with an ogling advisor sparks an outcry.
The US Department of Defense plans to begin collecting data so that it can determine whether women face discrimination when seeking grants from the agency.
Foundations that offer research grants often have requirements for submitting progress reports that need to be followed.
A study appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports women are now preferentially chosen over men for tenure-track positions in STEM.
The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.