Neurotopia

Archives for April, 2008

A measure of job security

Well I’m kind of miffed. The teaching postdoc I really wanted decided that I’m not in the first round of interviews, which makes me sad. They really have their shit together and do a thorough job of preparing profs. Oh well. Maybe they’ll need to dip into tier 2 of their applicant pool. In other,…

Career black holes

Let’s not kid ourselves. Finding a job in science these days is rough. Finding the job you want, once you get past your postdoc years, is even rougher. And landing your ideal job? Unless that postdoc was picture-perfect, you’re screwed. Case in point; me. I had a rough postdoc. For now I won’t get into…