How we negotiated from a $1m to a $3m start up award.

Published on May 25, 2015

There’s many ways to negotiate that can be either adversarial or cooperative. However, within a community that has a natural shared value of new scientific discoveries, those conversations can be more enjoyable rather than dreadful.

Have you negotiated your start up award already? How did that conversation go? Share your story with the rest of us.Leave a comment below.

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How to get an academic position without applying.

Published on March 16, 2015

“I applied to a dozen academic positions, without any luck,” said Jon, an aspiring P.I….

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LEADING LIFE SCIENCE – Bridging different disciplines is where some of the more interesting work gets done.

Published on March 6, 2015

Are you in industry and would like to return to academia? We have a treat…

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Leading Life Science – Show yourself as a person, not just as a scientist.

Published on February 26, 2015

If you’re wondering what it takes to go from a career in academia to a career…

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5 Ways to ask for Help [when running a lab].

Published on February 9, 2015

Do you need help? Do you know how to ask for help? I just got…

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3 steps to start a “casual” conversation that could lead to great collaborations.

Published on December 2, 2013

This is one of the challenging topics I’ve experienced for the past two decades in…

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5 Top Qualities of a Scientific Leader

Published on September 20, 2013

  I heard a talk about a year ago from one of my scientific heroes,…

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