Tag Archives: post-doc

It’s Hell in the Hallway

– a post by Axon – It happened. I got a job! In industry. I’m stepping off the academic train and dipping my toe into something completely different. To be clear, the company I’ll be working for is definitely science-related and hired me … Continue reading

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From Cleavage to Kitty Emoticons: Students Behaving Too Casually..

– things the Birds talk about (**VERY informally**) during their morning walks together for coffee/tea- Nucleus:  “I just checked myself out in the mirror in the ladies bathroom and noticed I’m showing a little too much cleavage today. And I … Continue reading

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What a generous maternity policy you have!

– written by Synapse– I was bitching about my maternity leave policy to a friend the other day. First, I should say that I am currently on an NIH NRSA and I would actually consider their maternity policy very “generous” … Continue reading

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Into the ether….

-written by Axon- I’m becoming a statistic. I don’t think my reasons for leaving academia are accurately described in this recent Atlantic article, or really in USA Today either, but I can say they are ‘family related.’ I suppose I’m … Continue reading

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