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New Job Market?

  1. Jun 16, 2011 #1

    Pythagorean

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    So the horror story I keep hearing is that you become a PhD and your life becomes politics while you delegate the science to grad students. (This of course, seems to gloss over the whole post-doc position).

    Nonetheless, with how much I hear professors complaining about bureaucratic navigation, doesn't that mean there's a job market for a kind of "accountant-lawyer of the sciences" so that when you start running a lab and asking your own research questions you can actually be part of the research while your poli-o-sci adviser handles the bureaucracy?
     
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  3. Jun 17, 2011 #2

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    In any normal upper-level position you will fight for funding for whatever project you feel deserves it (probably your own).
     
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