Essay published in “Trash Talk: History in Assemblage” by Jim Condron (booklet accompanying exhibition at the Delaware Contemporary Museum of Art). Link is to whole booklet; essay is on pages 7-9.
Our Experimental Error columnist reflects on wealth and privilege in science.
Our Experimental Error columnist laments the pain of online applications.
When our columnist asked readers whether this had happened to them, the stories came pouring in.
Our columnist investigates how having a Ph.D. can hurt your job search.
For the 100th Experimental Error column, Adam Ruben considers the markers along the road of a scientific career.
Our columnist breaks down the ridiculousness of most job postings.
Our columnist’s advice for the perfect science Halloween costume.
It’s about justice, our columnist writes–sometimes, at least.
Our columnist reflects on the challenges of getting started in a new lab.
Our columnist offers some tips for getting good recommendation letters.
Writing these letters can be tricky, but our columnist’s tips can help.
Preparing for a job interview? Our columnist offers some advice.
Article I wrote for the Princeton Alumni Weekly about my friend Nick’s inadvertent popularity following his appearance on Jeopardy!.
Should scientists run for political office? Our columnist explores the possibilities and pitfalls.