Science Career

Welcome to this Special Issue of EuroScientist on: Science Career!

Not having a defined career structure, is for many scientists in Europe today, a frustrating reality.This special issue of the EuroScientist explores key elements of the state of scientific careers in Europe to help our readers define their own career strategy.

Editorial

Removing some uncertainty from the career equation

By Sabine Louët, EuroScientist editor.

Lack of career structure

The end of the wage labour: what you know is who you know

By Jean-Pierre Gaudard, author, Paris, France.

Part-time managers in Europe: the culture and gender matter

By Lena Hipp, social scientist at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany.

A 'single market for research' is closer, but not yet a reality

By Michael Jennings, EC spokesperson for research, innovation and science, Brussels, Belgium.

Tenure track: key to attract top talent?

By Koen Mortelmans, freelance journalist .

Do science girls have an image problem?

By Arran Frood, freelance science journalist.

Career transition

Career choices in and out of academia, exclusive Skype interview of Carl Johan Sundberg, head of the bioentrepreneurship unit at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

By Sabine Louët, EuroScientist editor.

Career transition: chance favours the prepared mind

By Vincent Mignotte, director of ABG, the out of academia scientists' recruitment specialist, Paris, France.

Finally

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