Tagged: Science careers

The Career Session, Part I - Genomics Aotearoa

Peter Dearden Sep 21, 2010

The Career Session, Part I. — SM Morgan Guest speakers: Peter Dearden and Julia Horsfield. — Genetics Otago postgraduate students meet monthly for presentation of their work, discussion of skills, problem solving and development. This past month we had two guest speakers attend to talk about their career paths and to hand down some general advice and knowledge to … Read More

Finding a ’real’ job - Chicken or Egg

Hilary Miller Jul 22, 2010

The postdoc journal of today’s issue of Nature has Katherine Sixt lamenting about the lack of “real” jobs (ie tenure track, academic positions) for PhD graduates and postdocs, and how making the sideways shift into an alternative career can feel like a failure.  She cites these figures from the US: According to the US National [...] … Read More

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