Career Development Awards – The Cutting Edge

I Killed the Chili Pepper on Rate My Professors

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.
Rate My Professors has finally given up the notion that students should be evaluating professors on how they look. Time was up.
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How to Protect Your Protected Time

Rebecca Helton
Tips for making sure 75% of your effort is actually going towards your career development award
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Are We In a Mentoring Crisis?

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD and Jen Heemstra, PhD
Two out of every five trainees need more than they’re getting from their mentors. Let’s figure out how to help them.
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Is a Scientific Career Predictable?

Results of a British study quantifying the evolution of individual scientific impact. Length: 5:18
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AAAS Award for Public Engagement with Science. Nominations due August 1.

Maddox Prize recognizing those who stand up for science in the face of hostility. Nominations due August 13.

NIH and the Lasker Foundation offer the Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program. Applications due August 31.

To view our GROWING list of national opportunities, visit the Edge Bulletin Board. To submit national opportunities, email


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