How Not to Blow an Interview

The Edge for Scholars

A roundup of the internet's best advice for acing your interview.

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Couch to K (or R)

The Edge for Scholars

If you'll be submitting a grant in June, now is the time to start preparations.  Pacing yourself is key to a successful grant submission that doesn't leave you wrung out.

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National Mentor Month: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Eric Austin, MD, MSCI

Mentoring and career development work together to propel your academic success.

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Better than Tenure

Bruce Caron, PhD

The challenge here is to come up with a new professional bargain between professors and universities that is better than tenure...

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If They Can't Trust You with Stats, They Won't Trust You with Money

James West, PhD

You've convinced reviewers they'll be brought up for war crimes if they don't fund your grant, but your statistics make you look amateurish.

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Keeping Your Eye on the R01 Ball

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Staying focused on R01 timing is the main game for K awardees.

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Not that Kind of Job Offer: Tales of Negotiation

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Negotiate like your academic future depends on it. It does.

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Disobedient Squirrel: An Interview with BethAnn McLaughlin

The Edge for Scholars

Winner of the 2018 MIT Disobedience Award talks about blogging, Fighty Squirrel, and #MeTooSTEM.

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Ten Insider Tips: What Your Grants Manager Wishes You Knew

Helen Bird

Your grants manager is a key person in ensuring smooth submission of your grant.

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Not that Kind of Year: Tales of Year 2 as a New PI

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It is a challenge, but I see progress.

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