If you’re a postdoc with ambitions to become an Assistant Professor, there’s lots you can do to enhance your chances of being promoted! This article is packed with top tips to prepare you for tenure-track, plus Caesar Miguel Hernandez of the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares what he learned on his journey from postdoc to Assistant Professor!
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Stats show that the number of PhDs awarded each year vastly outweighs the number of tenure track jobs available, so with so few academic positions up for grabs, why do we still think of leaving academia as a failure? Dr Joanne Kamens of The Impact Seat considers the huge variety of career options available to scientists outside of academia, and the skills you need to secure them.
One year ago, Dr Leonardo Ferreira took his first steps along the tenure track when he set up his own lab at the Medical University of South Carolina, USA. In this guest article, he shares the challenges he faced in year one, his hopes for the future & offers valuable advice for those about to start a lab of their own…