Early Career

New program develops careers in academia

August 8, 2019
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The inaugural cohort of ASCB’s Accomplishing Career Transitions (ACT) program, funded through a National Institutes of Health IPERT grant, met…

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The importance of being assertive

July 9, 2019
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As postdocs, we are expected to take charge of our careers. Yet many of us work in environments where we…

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Alliance managers: at the interface of academia and industry

July 1, 2019
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In my job as an alliance manager I work at the interface of academia and industry, managing large-scale, industry-sponsored research…

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reflection

The power of representation and role models for LGBTQ+ scientists

June 25, 2019
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I remember the moment I recognized my queerness for what it was, when I first learned there were options for…

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Finding my community through the ASCB meeting

June 19, 2019
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I was recently invited to be a panelist in the Out in Science discussion hosted by the Gladstone Institute and…

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Six tips to improve your LinkedIn profile for nonacademic jobs

June 17, 2019
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Searching for a job after finishing your PhD can be a tedious and complicated process. For the minority of graduate…

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Transition on the tenure track

June 17, 2019
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As a newly minted associate member of the ASCB LGBTQ+ task force, I have been invited to write a blog…

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Maximizing your postdoc

May 24, 2019
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We’ve read the writing on the wall. Academia isn’t for everyone. There aren’t enough positions to be filled, yet, more…

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transferable skills

Do PhDs have transferable skills?

May 15, 2019
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Have you ever wondered if you possess any “transferable skills” as a graduate student or postdoc? If so, you’re not…

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Nasser Rusan on telling a story with your science

May 10, 2019
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This month for How Cell Biologists Work, we feature  Nasser Rusan, an Earl Stadtman PI in the National Heart, Lung,…

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