Where Have All the Scientists Gone?

Maureen Gannon, PhD

The PI career seems to have become the "alternative career"

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I Killed the Chili Pepper on Rate My Professors

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rate My Professors has finally given up the notion that students should be evaluating professors on how they look. Time was up.

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Finding Motivation When You’re Ready to Quit

Dr Liz, PhD

I’ve been trying to get funding for my research, but nothing has come through. You, too?

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Your Guide to the Unspoken Rules of a Career in Academics

Rebecca Helton, MA

Not Discussed is a travel guide for academics at any stage of their careers. Win a free copy by commenting!

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Why We’ve Got it Good

Director of Toughness, Academic Survivor

From the Director of Toughness: Challenging, competitive career progression is the norm in highly-educated professions. We've got it good.

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Not that Kind of Decision: Tales of Debating a Pre-Tenure Switch

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Institutions do not love you.

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Academic Non-Renewal: Don’t Think it Can’t Happen to You

Dr Liz, PhD

Three years ago this week, I was given my 1-year’s notice that my tenure track Assistant Professor job would be non-renewed.

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Rochester's Neuroscience Harassment Debacle Gives NIH Director a Chance to Tackle Harassment: Will He Take It?

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rochester's neuroscience program has failed to protect trainees from harassment and faculty from retaliation. Look for swift action from NIH Director Collins

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Reality Check: It's Not Your Data

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academics struggle over what is THEIR data. Letting go of ownership is essential to sanity and productivity. Here's how.

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Taking Flight

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

If you want to be off your K or similar career development award before the end of five years, the calendar will tell you that you can't start later than the third year to submit a substantial grant.

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