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Scott Aoki
January 17, 2020
‘The five love languages’ in science mentoring
The five love languages helped Scott Aoki become a better, more present husband and father.
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Classroom days, emergency nights
Night Shift

Classroom days, emergency nights

January 08, 2020

During the day, Justin Lovett attends classes as a senior studying chemistry at Stephen F. Austin State University. At night, he dons scrubs to work in a hospital emergency room.

How I barbecued myself with stress ... and recovered
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How I barbecued myself with stress ... and recovered

January 07, 2020

Here are five go-to strategies for climbing out of the pit of despair and not falling back in.

Well-being in the workplace
Wellness

Well-being in the workplace

January 06, 2020

Physical health influences mental health; emotional stress can lead to disease. Understanding this gives new meaning to the term well-being.

Workshops, networking events and more programming
Annual Meeting

Workshops, networking events
and more programming

January 06, 2020

Committees, staff and members of the ASBMB are putting the finishing touches on programming and activities for the 2020 annual meeting.

Ups and downs of the adjunct faculty position
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Ups and downs of the
adjunct faculty position

December 26, 2019

Our careers columnist examines the pros and cons of the adjunct job: At times it can be a great choice, and at times it ends up being a bad deal.

The best of both worlds: careers in tech transfer
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The best of both worlds:
careers in tech transfer

December 23, 2019

If you’re passionate about academic research but are interested in industry, technology transfer and commercialization may be the career for you.

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Taking vacations as a Ph.D. student

"Was I essentially asking for a favor whenever I asked for days off? Or, conversely, was I an idiot by not taking advantage of this unusually free time in my life because I didn’t take vacations all the time?"

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#SeasonOfGiving: exploring nonprofit careers
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#SeasonOfGiving:
exploring nonprofit careers

December 13, 2019

Are you a natural problem solver looking for a career that supports the greater good of science? If so, a nonprofit career may be a career for you.  

Tackling the job market — with a little help
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Tackling the job market —
with a little help

December 05, 2019

Our careers columnist writes about recruitment companies and other businesses that work with life science professionals transitioning into the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

How to find a postdoctoral research position
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How to find a postdoctoral
research position

November 26, 2019

Postdoctoral positions in many cases are a springboard for future independent research as an independent academic researcher, but you can move into industry or other careers afterward, too.

Making science more accessible: science communication careers
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Making science more accessible: science communication careers

November 22, 2019

A great science communicator does three things: makes science more engaging to the public, finds ways to support outreach, and curates content using a variety of formats to target audiences.

Industry insights: an interview with Isaiah Hankel
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Industry insights: an interview
with Isaiah Hankel

November 13, 2019

Our careers columnist interviewed Isaiah Hankel, founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His company specializes in helping Ph.Ds. transition into careers in industry.

Technicians and lab managers play essential roles in academic research labs
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Technicians and lab managers
play essential roles
in academic research labs

November 08, 2019

Sometimes people think of a technician position as one you might take for a few years after college, and that can be the case for some people. However, senior technicians and lab managers can play important long-term roles in labs.

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