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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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, …

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Is Your CV Making You Look Like a Chump?

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

CVs are a fabulous way to frame your skills and interests with institutions you are interacting with professionally. The Fighty Squirrel highly recommends you personalize each CV you send out …

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Have Pump, Will Travel

Aimee Edgeworth

What every breastfeeding and pumping mom needs to know BEFORE attending a conference.

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Salvaging an Insufficient Offer

Motivated Mentor

When a salary and start-up offer is unacceptable you need a strategy to redeem the situation. Planning your script optimizes the chances of negotiations ending well.

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Not that Kind of Spending: Tales of Investing in Your Career

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Be prepared to spend some of your money investing in yourself and your career.

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NIH Just Stepped Up (a Bit) to Promote Neuroscience Trainee Diversity

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NIH is Throws Cash Behind Their Efforts to Diversify Neuroscience: Graduate Students Start Writing for this One!

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Writing Teaching and Diversity Statements

BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program

Top tips for writing these important parts of your job application packet.

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Not that Kind of Summer: Tales of Preparing for Academic Job Season

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Do the prep work before job season starts.

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