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Workforce Alternatives to Graduate Students?

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Science  25 May 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5521, pp. 1489-1490
DOI: 10.1126/science.1059268

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  • A Model from France ?
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    The system suggested by Susan Gerbi et al., resembles an academic system used in France (universities, CNRS, etc.). Researchers or university teachers are hired at a low-level entry tenured position (usually after a 2-year postdoc, in biological sciences). Those researchers then spend about 10 years to a life-time working in a lab, headed by a principal investigator (PI) who is responsible for the CNRS to organize research...

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