The Pandemic Continues to Put a Damper on Faculty Hiring
The Pandemic Continues to Put a Damper on Faculty Hiring
As the hiring season gets underway, academic listings are still way down from last year, but there are signs of the job market picking back up.
The Pandemic Continues to Put a Damper on Faculty Hiring
The Pandemic Continues to Put a Damper on Faculty Hiring

As the hiring season gets underway, academic listings are still way down from last year, but there are signs of the job market picking back up.

As the hiring season gets underway, academic listings are still way down from last year, but there are signs of the job market picking back up.

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When Two Scientists Fall in Love
When Two Scientists Fall in Love
Andy Tay | Feb 13, 2020
Partnering in life with a fellow researcher brings unique challenges as well as rewards.
French Scientists Accuse National Institute of Discrimination
French Scientists Accuse National Institute of Discrimination
Christina Reed | Jul 22, 2019
For years, a committee at CNRS has bucked the recommendations of its researchers to hire two social scientists, and colleagues conclude that prejudice is at play.
Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study
Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 11, 2018
Plus, more scientists nowadays spend their entire careers in supporting roles, rather than leading their own research programs.
Scientists Fear DACA Cancellation
Scientists Fear DACA Cancellation
Jef Akst, Shawna Williams | Sep 4, 2017
Some researchers are at risk of job loss and even deportation if Trump decides to end a program that allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to obtain work permits. 
Opinion: Tales from the Nonacademic Career Path
Opinion: Tales from the Nonacademic Career Path
Anna Kriebs | Sep 2, 2017
Graduate students from The Scripps Research Institute share how they prepared to enter policy, law, biotech, and beyond.
Post-Grad Job Prospects
Post-Grad Job Prospects
Viviane Callier | Apr 28, 2016
A new study quantifies the imbalance between the number of biomedical graduate job seekers and available positions in the U.S.
Jobs for Refugee Scientists
Jobs for Refugee Scientists
Kerry Grens | Oct 7, 2015
The European Commission has pledged to help find positions for researchers fleeing their home countries.
Think Before You Fire
Think Before You Fire
Sarah Ramsay | May 1, 2015
Industry layoffs may save a few dollars, at the cost of losing the collective brainpower of thousands of scientists.
Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty
Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty
Kerry Grens | Apr 14, 2015
Women applying to faculty openings in science or engineering have a two-fold better chance of getting the job than men, according to a hiring simulation.
Layoffs, Restructuring at GSK
Layoffs, Restructuring at GSK
Tracy Vence | Dec 4, 2014
GlaxoSmithKline is eliminating 900 US jobs—most in R&D.
Opinion: The Planet Needs More Plant Scientists
Opinion: The Planet Needs More Plant Scientists
Alan M. Jones | Oct 1, 2014
Academia is not producing sufficient PhDs in the plant sciences to solve the crop production challenges facing a rapidly growing population.
Opinion: How Postdocs Can Participate
Opinion: How Postdocs Can Participate
Jessica Polka | Sep 17, 2014
Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers should be taking part in discussions on the future of biomedical research.
STEM Graduates Branch Out
STEM Graduates Branch Out
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 15, 2014
Most science, technology, engineering, and math degree-holders seek jobs unrelated to their academic disciplines, according to a report.
Opinion: Hone Your Craft, Sell Your Skills
Opinion: Hone Your Craft, Sell Your Skills
Viviane Callier and Nathan L. Vanderford | May 12, 2014
In an ever-changing job market, PhD scientists should be careful not to confuse their passion with their research foci, and to avoid academic tunnel vision.
Science in the Cities
Science in the Cities
Tracy Vence | Aug 20, 2013
California, Texas, and New York are home to more than a quarter of all US scientists and engineers, according to an NSF report.
How Much Do You Make?
The Scientist Staff | May 16, 2012
Fill out our annual Salary Survey to help us calculate the most current salary data for life scientists.
Gender Disparity in STEM Jobs Remains
Jessica P. Johnson | Aug 5, 2011
Despite a decade of recruitment, women are still underrepresented in science.