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Number of U.S. Biological and Health Science Postdocs Continues to Decline

Last year, the number of biological and health sciences postdocs declined during 2010-2013 after nearly three decades of continuous growth.  Recently released data collected from U.S. degree granting institutions by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (GSS) indicate a continuation of that decline through 2015. There… Read More »

Postdocs Eligible for Overtime Pay Under New Rule

On May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule to update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Of specific interest to the research community, was an op-ed published in the Huffington Post prior to the rule’s release co-authored by NIH Director Francis Collins and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez stating that: Postdocs are… Read More »