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Science  30 Oct 1998:
Vol. 282, Issue 5390, pp. 839
DOI: 10.1126/science.282.5390.839e

Science's Next Wave this week looks at the twilight zone of contract research in British science—the period between graduation and a permanent job when many scientists are hired on a series of short-term contracts. Employers, unions, career advisers, and young researchers provide a guide to surviving the postdoc treadmill.

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