“How I Work” interviews demonstrate that there are many ways to be successful in academia and students, post-docs, and professors need to find the approach that is best for them.
We are all influenced by researchers as we navigate the world of STEM. There are negative interactions that make us question our decision to pursue research, but it is the positive interactions and the encouragement of a few that we would like to highlight on International Women’s Day. In this post, we want to thank and celebrate some of the women in ecology that have welcomed us into this field, encouraged us to pursue careers in ecology, and guided us to success.
The path to holding mentors accountable for unfair actions towards their advisees is anything but straightforward, leading to a cycle of academic abuse at the advisee’s expense.
How to submit a competitive application for faculty positions at teaching-focused institutions.
It is easy to take advantage of productive students who see every opportunity, no matter how small, as a chance to gain experience. Yet they often get paid at the bottom of the barrel and it can often not translate into better career prospects.
Questioning the role of cover letters in the peer-review process by assessing their editorial value.