As researchers spend more time in postdoc positions, others look for ways to change the system.
Lauren Celano at Nature Jobs describes the differences between the resume and the CV.
A postdoc position is supposed to be a 'stepping stone,' Nature Jobs says.
Finding a job in the sciences can be a challenge, writes Bryan Gaensler at the Conversation.
Graduate students in India are protesting their low pay.
A study of hiring patterns appearing in Science Advances finds that institutional prestige of where someone got their PhD affects where they land a faculty position.
Twitter may not just be a land of over-sharing and self-promotion, but also a place to grow scientific contacts and possibly land a job, Nature reports.
The US National Institutes of Health is seeking thoughts on the development of an emeritus award for senior researchers.
Carol Spencely at the Nature Jobs blog gives CV-writing tips.
Bitesize Bio's Nick Oswald offers pointers for PhD students.
The Atlantic examines whether historically black colleges and universities bolster minority representation in the sciences.
Articles resulting from international collaborations are published in higher-profile journals and are cited more often.
A new report examines the situation faced by postdoctoral researchers.
Drawing on two recent reports, a Nature editorial highlights the plight of the postdoc.
At his blog, Anthony Fejes offers some advice to aspiring bioinformaticians.
There's a push to get more women, and more viewpoints, into science, National Geographic reports.
An op-ed argues that academic science has left its sexist past behind, but some take issue with the authors' assumptions and conclusions.
There are different types of jobs in academia, but you have to figure out which is right for you.
Some people tell women in STEM fields to 'lean in,' but some women say that style isn't for them, as NPR reports.
A report finds the women are underrepresented in biotech executive positions.
More highly cited papers are appearing in non-elite journals, according to an analysis by Google.
FierceBiotech names its top women in the field for 2014.
A flood of postdocs is straining the scientific workforce training system, leaving a limited number of job opportunities at the end.
The Times Higher Education presents its global university rankings.
There are more postdocs in training than academic slots for them to fill, NPR reports.
NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.
According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.
A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.
In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.