Reject, reject, reject! Careers in science are full of set-backs. Papers get rejected, grant proposals are triaged, promotions are denied. So how do we overcome what seems to be an endless barrage of obstacles? This month we will be discussing some of the major challenges frequently faced by scientists and identify key strategies to persevere while pursuing a successful career in science.
Post #1: You don’t need to be a Noble Laureate to know science is a tough gig! Check out the link for advice from past Nobel winners on pushing through setbacks to succeed.
Post #3: Surviving academia as an early career researcher: an unreliable guide
Post #4: Mind Matters: Resilience
Post #6: A PhD Job Search – What’s Normal and What’s Not Normal
Post #7: Managing the Emotional Side of Job Search
Post #8: Recognizing and managing stress in academic life
|Lauren Stein, PhD is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on the neuroendocrine control of energy balance using rodent models of obesity.|