Too many trainee positions in biomedical research
June 16, 2012 10:19 AM Subscribe
posted by jeffburdges (39 comments total)
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The U.S. National Institute of Heath has urged steps to curb growth in "training" positions in biomedical research
The report suggests removing graduate student funding from investigator-linked research grants, instead encouraging the hiring of staff scientists as permanent lab members and offering institution-linked training grants, amongst various other proposals.
There have been vastly more training positions than permanent positions in the sciences for a long time now