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  • How to Hire and Promote Faculty to Facilitate Team Science

    • Apr 8, 2024

    In this workshop, you will learn how to recognize and evaluate team science when it comes to faculty hiring and advancement, as well as how to adapt their hiring and tenure practices to reflect the growing team science approach to research.

  • "Beyond the Lab" With a Community Mentor

    • Apr 1, 2024

    Abby Cheng, volunteer program manager of the Science Club for Girls, describes how she uses skills developed in the research lab in her career.

  • Is it Possible to Balance Science Policy Interests with Lab Work?

    • Mar 24, 2024

    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.

  • The Role of Relationships and Communication in Project Management

    • Mar 18, 2024

    This article will cover how to effectively manage relationships among collaborators and communicate the progress and results of the project to other scientists and the public.

  • Addressing Issues Facing Women in the Early Stages of their Scientific Career

    • Mar 13, 2024

    Hear from a journal editor, an industry associate director of global medical strategic operations, department chair, professor, and two assistant professors on key components for a successful career path, managing stress, work/life balance, scientific insight, and accurate (self) valuation.

  • How to Prepare for A Career in Science Policy

    • Mar 7, 2024

    Are you interested in a career in science policy? Whether you are just beginning to explore your options or looking for ways to enhance your resume in anticipation of your job search, here are six tips for preparing for a science policy career.

  • Careers in Translational Drug Discoveries

    • Feb 28, 2024

    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.

  • Why This Doctor Became An Epileptologist_

    • Feb 20, 2024

    Peter Crino, a professor and chair of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, shares his experience working on malformations of cerebral cortical development.

  • What You Should Know About Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Jobs

    • Feb 12, 2024

    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.

  • Vivian Mushahwar on Challenging Herself on Spinal Cord Injury Research

    • Feb 6, 2024

    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.

  • Getting the Most Out of Your Mentoring Relationships

    • Feb 2, 2024

    The qualities of a good protégé include effective communication, trust, flexibility, patience, openness, optimism, and persistence. Make sure to embody these qualities as well as follow these tips.

  • Balancing Science Policy Interests with Lab Work_ Is it Possible?

    • Jan 22, 2024

    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.

  • Six Ways To Move Forward: After A Setback

    • Jan 14, 2024

    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.

  • Confronting Impostor Syndrome

    • Jan 8, 2024

    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.

  • How to Create an Inclusive Lab Environment Where Individuals Feel Valued_

    • Jan 3, 2024

    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.

  • Recognizing Team Science Contributions in Academic Hiring, Promotion, and Tenure

    • Dec 20, 2023

    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.

  • Career Planning and Explorations for Biomedical PhD Scientists & Physician-Scientists

    • Dec 7, 2023

    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.

  • Your Science Avengers: How to Assemble Your Mentoring Team

    • Nov 28, 2023

    When it comes to growing in your career, building a diverse team of mentors, instead of having just one, can be valuable. Read this article to learn how to assemble your best mentoring team.

  • Recruitment Bias in Research Institutes

    • Nov 22, 2023

    Get an inside look at how unconscious bias during the recruitment process can negatively impact female applicants and how to proactively change the approach in this Institució CERCA video.

  • What It Is Like to Do Interdisciplinary Neuroscience

    • Nov 13, 2023

    Catherine Hartley, an assistant professor of psychology and neural science and researcher, shares her experience with and perspectives on interdisciplinary research.