Using Timelines to Diagnose Problems in Career Planning

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Translating intended goals into a single simple image as a timeline is a powerful tool for staying on track.

3
Comments

8
Likes

9181
Views

When Polite Isn't Going to Cut It: Calling Out Everyday Sexism at Conferences

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

What do you do when you are at an academic meeting and see the only woman on a panel not being given a chance to speak? If you're Marilee Talkington, …

3
Comments

0
Likes

10254
Views

Our Obsession with Tenure

Inga Chira, PhD, CFP®

Chasing tenure translates into a life people outside the academic do not understand. I am often amazed by the importance professors place on their tenure above their families, their sanity, …

3
Comments

0
Likes

856
Views

How to Make an ESI Extension Request for Childbirth/Adoption

Rachel Bonami, PhD

NIH recognizes the impossible tap dance of being both new parent and scientist and offers help.

3
Comments

14
Likes

2775
Views

Not that Kind of Investment: Tales of Time Commitment

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Your most precious commodity is time.

3
Comments

0
Likes

809
Views

Antidotes to Keeping Secrets When the Going Gets Rough

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Can we change the instinct to reject help even when confronted with crises that could disrupt or redefine our career paths?

2
Comments

2
Likes

1047
Views

Labor Unions for students, postdocs and research track faculty

Ann, PhD, MS

While I deeply understand the desire for job security for postdoctoral fellows and non-tenure track faculty, I do not feel that unions are the way to go.  The best job …

2
Comments

0
Likes

47
Views

National Academy of Science Should Sever Ties with Sexual Harassers

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The National Academy of Sciences needs to sever ties with individuals found guilty of sexual harassment.

2
Comments

0
Likes

1594
Views

Not that Kind of Selection: Tales of Picking Which Grants to Write

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many grants to write. Choose wisely.

2
Comments

6
Likes

2634
Views

Why Aren't More LGBT+ Scientists Out: Student's Question Sparks Debate

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Neuroscience graduate student David Ottenheimer sparked a hot debate revealing teaching professors have a lot of barriers to overcome.

2
Comments

0
Likes

364
Views