GRIM OUTLOOK: Postdocs need to realize that the odds of getting tenure-track academic jobs are poor, says CSPT's Catherine Gaddy.
"The current cohort is caught in a difficult time," acknowledges Catherine Gaddy, executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology (CPST). "I think postdocs need information, and we're doing what we can to let them know that the odds [of obtaining a tenure-track position] are wrenching."
CPST, a participating organization of the Washington, D.C.-based American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), analyzes human resource information concerning science and technology as one of its main...
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