Read this article to learn more about careers in translational drug discovery, which offer opportunities to apply your biomedical research training to the development of much-needed treatments for disease.
In this interview, Khan Ozol, a neuroscientist and global head of talent scouting at Novartis, describes the types of positions available to neuroscientists in industry and shares advice on how to be competitive candidates for them.
This article is part of Neuronline's interview series "Entrepreneurial Women Combining Neuroscience, Engineering, and Tech," which highlights the career paths and scientific accomplishments of female leaders and role models who are creatively bridging disciplines to improve lives.
During SfN’s Careers in Science Policy webinar, neuroscientists who work in policy roles for the government and a consulting firm explained how they made time for exploring science policy interests during training.
When something at school or work doesn’t unfold as you hoped it would, it can be challenging to let go and move on. Use this advice from six neuroscientists to help you process situations, move forward, and ultimately build your resilience.
Impostor syndrome, often described as the fear of being exposed as a fraud, may slow or stall optimal career advancement. In this video, you’ll hear other neuroscientists’ experiences and come away with strategies for leaning into and reframing self-doubt in yourself or your trainees.
A lab environment where individual members feel heard can help you to run a successful lab in diverse settings. Read more to learn how to create this kind of inclusive environment in and outside the day-to-day work of the lab.
Read this excerpt from a commentary in the Journal of Neuroscience, Recognizing Team Science Contributions in Academic Hiring, Promotion, and Tenure, that originated from two Neuroscience 2019 Professional Development workshops.
A wide range of careers in neuroscience is available to students pursuing a biomedical PhD or an MD/PhD. This workshop offers strategic advice, considerations, and resources for discovering your options and choosing your career path.
A postdoctoral fellow reflects on how she approached searching for a postdoc position that would help her achieve what she was looking for in terms of her research growth, mentorship, and support network.
When scientists communicate effectively about their research, science thrives. Read this article to understand how making our science digestible to nonscientists helps people understand the wider relevance of science in society.
Mentorship is critical to a scientist’s career, whether you’re a mentor, a mentee, or both. Follow the advice below to help you set expectations and establish a healthy power dynamic for your own mentor-mentee relationship.
Receiving sound career advice and mentorship is all about bridging connections, communicating well, and knowing what you want. Watch experts share how to approach people for career guidance and form successful formal or informal mentoring relationships.
In this recording of the Public Advocacy Forum at Neuroscience 2018, advocates from across the field share how they build their present advocacy activities on past ones, find ways to advocate throughout the day, and communicate how their research improves lives.