Careers

Education
Elizabeth Stivison
July 30, 2021
Our academic careers columnist begins a two-part series on unspoken rules and other things students need to know but are rarely told about grad school.
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The STEM Academy: A necessary remedy to med school tunnel vision
Reimagining

The STEM Academy: A necessary remedy to med school tunnel vision

July 13, 2021

A one-week camp at the University of South Florida forged community as it introduced new students to the possibilities of a career in scientific research.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 11, 2021

Happening this week: NPA's Gender Equity Summit and the deadline for the Oncomine Clinical Research Grant Program.

Nice work if you can get it
Jobs

Nice work if you can get it

July 9, 2021

It's not easy to snag a staff scientist position. Here are some words of wisdom from two lucky researchers.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 4, 2021

Just added: Journal of Lipid Research seeks tweeters for Twitter takeovers, ASBMB award lectures now available on demand, a seven-week Postdoc Academy course and more.

In a constant state of flux
Reimagining

In a constant state of flux

June 30, 2021

While trying to create a visualization of metabolites’ dynamic journeys for researchers, the author inadvertently came up with a teaching tool for undergraduates.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 27, 2021

Just added: Gender equity summit and IMPACT fellowship by the National Postdoctoral Association

Professional Development

Biotech industry jargon: A primer for the curious

The specific scientific and technical knowledge you need in an industry job depends on the role and will change over the course of your career. But it can help to know the basics.
Biotech industry jargon: A primer for the curious

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Climbing the research ladder in industry
Jobs

Climbing the research ladder in industry

June 25, 2021

Our industry careers columnist offers brief descriptions of entry-level, mid-level and senior-level positions in the R&D world.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 20, 2021

Just added: A new Pride event, a #BlackInX conference, a Lipid Research Division lunchtime seminar and a two-day National Academies summit on diversity.

Science thinks it’s unbiased. Queer scientists know that’s not true
Diversity

Science thinks it’s unbiased. Queer scientists know that’s not true

June 19, 2021

Being a queer scientist is an uphill battle for every inch.

Can an engaging online workshop replace the in-person experience?
Education

Can an engaging online workshop replace the in-person experience?

June 17, 2021

Members of BioMolViz, a group that promotes and assesses science students’ visual literacy, found that they could share information effectively in a virtual setting. Building community was more of a challenge.

From Smithsonian fellow to research botanist
Jobs

From Smithsonian fellow to research botanist

June 15, 2021

Careers columnist Martina G. Efeyini interviewed Manuela Dal Forno, a lichenologist at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

St. Jude and maximizing the value of blood
Health Observance

St. Jude and maximizing the value of blood

June 14, 2021

The hospital is most renowned for passing along no costs to families. To facilitate this, the in-house capabilities of St. Jude are second to none. This includes the on-site blood donation facilities.

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