Over at Neurotopia the peer-less Evil Monkey has posted an excellent entry on Guillermo Gonzalez and how his productivity as a published scientist dropped off significantly when he began his tenure track at Iowa State and how – based on this alone – he would have probably had a rough time getting tenure.
EM provided a graph to back up his points; below is a prettified version (click for biggie). Feel free to use in any posts you might make on this issue.
The total height of any bar is the number of peer-reviewed publications Gonzalez had in a given year. Red indicates those for which he was first author, blue those for which he wasn’t/