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2017/03/24
by Christin Schröter
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Science Careers – Career Handbook 2017

Science Careers has published a new handbook that offers information about the latest career opportunities in many science-related fields. The profiles included in this booklet provide an overview of the types of organizations that are accepting resumes and the kinds … Continue reading

2016/11/03
by Christin Schröter
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Recommended website: Stanford Tomorrow’s Professors

The homepage “Stanford Tomorrow’s Professors” founded by Professor Richard Reis seeks to foster a diverse, world-wide teaching and learning ecology with weekly postings on various science and teaching related topics. For an interesting compilation of articles on topics like “Academic … Continue reading

2016/10/26
by Christin Schröter
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Recommended reading: Report on the variety of funding schemes available for postdocs in Europe

It can be a great challenge for postdocs to find the right source of funding. This article called “The many shades of European postdoc funding” covers different options to apply for grants or fellowships throughout Europe, that can easily get … Continue reading

2016/09/16
by Christin Schröter
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Recommended reading: Useful tips on being a successful PI

For academic scientists, the transition from postdoctoral researcher to group leader is arguably the toughest step that they will ever take. From the camaraderie and intense research focus of doctoral and postdoctoral work, new principal investigators suddenly acquire myriad supervisory, … Continue reading