There are more postdocs in training than academic slots for them to fill, NPR reports.
A postdoc describes the stages of grant rejection.
A survey finds that women leave engineering jobs due to the environment in the office.
A blogger offer tips on how to make the leap to leave academia.
NIH is moving on efforts to address biomedical workforce needs.
Data from the US Census Bureau indicates that many people with STEM bachelor's degrees work outside STEM fields.
To find a good adviser, search for one who is interested in your career.
A survey appearing in PLOS One examines prevalence of sexual harassment, assault at field sites.
More US students appear to be pursuing STEM degrees.
To increase diversity in the STEM fields, a pair of researchers examines leaks in the pipeline.
Scientific mentors should not only teach how to conduct research projects but also expose trainees to various career paths.
The US National Institutes of Health is working to make peer review fair, says Richard Nakamura, the director of the NIH Center for Scientific Review.
The immunology department at the University of Toronto surveyed its graduates to determine the career paths they are following.
Moving to a more elite institution doesn't increase scientific performance, a new study finds.
At her blog, NIH's Sally Rockey highlights programs for new investigators.
A new report says more graduate students are coming from India.
The US National Institutes of Health alters its application submission policy.
An anonymous academic argues in the Guardian that biases in the grant review and related processes make it difficult for women to get promoted.
Where do nonacademic STEM PhDs work?
A column at the Chronicle of Higher Education focuses on how to tell your advisor that you're not interested in staying in academia.
To get out of a career that feels stagnant, think about what you really want.
Transparency and honesty are key traits for surviving a retraction, Nature Jobs writes.
Sally Rockey talks success, award, and funding rates at her blog.
Nobel Prize-winner Sydney Brenner discusses the current scientific research environment, and says that there's little room for exploration any more.
A column in the Guardian calls for an end to academic hero-worshipping.
New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.
A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.
Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.
In Science this week: beneficial genetic variants inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, and more.