Welcome Career Development Awardees!

The Edge for Scholars

Our 75% Protected Time edition is a place for you to hang out and post questions, links, or blogs about life on a career development award and progression to independence. Wondering …

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Not that Kind of Job Applicant: Tales of Self-Discovery in the Job Application Process

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are more jobs out there than you think.

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Not that Kind of Committee Meeting: Tales of Faculty Mentoring

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There is a lot to cover!

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Not that Kind of Applicant Review: Tales of Your Application in the Clutches of a Search Committee

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It takes forever because search committees are made up of academics.

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Captain Your Own Ship

Motivated Mentor

Mentors don't choose for you. Mentors are not your personal decider-on-call. Mentors are not the captain of you ship. You are.

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Not that Kind of Visit: Tales of Preparation for Your First Interview

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Reduce interview stress through preparation.

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Not that Kind of Candidate: Tales from the Interview Gauntlet

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: The entire visit is an interview.

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Not that Kind of Choice: Tales of Conference Selection

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many great conferences out there

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Not that Kind of Interview: Tales from the Second Visit

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Now it’s your turn to interview them.

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Not that Kind of Page: Tales of Building a Better Lab Website

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Your lab website is the face of your research program

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