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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Think You’re an Imposter? Here’s How to Know for Sure

David Sacks, PhD

Many scholars fear that they don’t belong. There’s a surefire way to know if you’re really an imposter.

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Not that Kind of Grant Application: Tales of Waiting for Career Development Awards

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Waiting to hear on your first major grant is hard.

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Not that Kind of Career Development Award: Tales of Writing the K99/R00

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: The K99/R00 is weird.

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A Beginner's Guide for Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academia

Needhi Bhalla, PhD

Suggestions for how scientists, specifically male scientists, can undermine the alienating culture of sexual harassment that exists in STEM.

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Feminist Mentors Can be Misogynist Colleagues

N_ Cyclical, PhD

As my career progresses, even as I gain power, it is becoming harder, not easier, to be a woman in science.

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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 Grant: Tales of Early Career Investigator Grants

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many sources and types of grants.

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Advice for My Graduating Students

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week one of my graduate students returned to the lab nest after seven long years away. I loved this student. I missed him when he left. He was kind …

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Changes to NIH Biosketch and Other Support

The Edge for Scholars

Don't panic: Changes to the NIH biosketch and Other Support formats are minor.

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