ERIC Number: EJ570421
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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"Postdocs," Seeing Little Way Into the Academic Job Market, Seek Better Terms in the Lab.
Magner, Denise K.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v44 n48 pA10-A12 Aug 7 1998
In sciences, postdoctoral fellowships have become the terminal academic credential for a research career. Positions are supposed to be temporary, but amount to a holding pattern for many unable to find permanent jobs in research or needing to assemble the required publishing record. Some institutions are beginning to acknowledge this problem and set policies for better treatment of "postdocs." (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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