A postdoctoral fellow in the sciences prepares herself for a nonacademic career.
How long should postdocs on the job market keep referring to their dissertation research in cover letters?
If you’re graduating as a science Ph.D., and uncertain about your career path, a postdoc seems like the easiest thing to do. It isn’t.
It’s a temporary position that I keep hoping will lead to a permanent one in academic research.
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Sure, the competition for fellowships is fierce so make sure your application meets these four standards.
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Teams of grad students and postdocs who are moonlighting as industry advisers say the experience opens up career paths. If only they could convince their professors that what they’re doing makes sense.
The postdoctoral fellowship is usually considered a good waystation for young scholars. But what happens when one postdoc turns into many?
Where do postdocs end up once their fellowships run out? It's an important question, but answering it is trickier than you might think.
A couple of decades ago, the postdoc was all but unheard of outside of the sciences. Now it’s ubiquitous. How’d we get here?
A big-name postdoc is a wonderful opportunity to do a ton of writing and network like crazy. Don’t blow it!