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Career Advancement

The biggest question researchers are faced with is whether to leave academia or pursue further research. The increasing competition within academia makes it even more difficult to make the right decision. This section is dedicated to providing you with resources, information, and tips that will help you make more informed career choices after your PhD or postdoc and develop skills necessary to start your job search.
All researchers should become aware of the dangers of submitting their work to and attending questionable, low-quality, and even predatory scholarly conferences.
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Predatory scholarly conferences pose a new threat to scholarly communications as researchers find themselves inundated with spam emails soliciting their attendance at these meetings. All researchers should become aware of the dangers of submitting their work to and attending questionable, low-quality, and even predatory scholarly conferences.
Should editors be writers too?
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One of ISMTE's missions is to enhance the professional roles of those who manage peer review and Editorial Offices for academic and scholarly journals. In this article, Rosemary Shipton explores the definition of the varied roles and the responsibilities we take on, and asks the question—Should editors be able to write too? 
Altmetric
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Editage conducted a webinar in association with Stacy Konkiel from the Altmetric team, which was titled Finding and sharing your research impact: Use Altmetric  Effectively.  Read on to know about some important concepts discussed in the webinar that will help you recognize the impact of your research and ways of sharing it with the world. 
Finding and sharing your research impact: A webinar by Altmetric
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Editage has invited Altmetric to conduct a webinar that will help researchers discover evidence that their research is having an impact across the world.
This article provides some tips on how to introduce yourself during your postdoc search, what information should be included, and how to organize your approach to different labs.
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This article provides some tips on how to introduce yourself during your postdoc search, what information should be included, and how to organize your approach to different labs.
The American experience for foreign postdocs: Finding information and evaluating your options In my previous article I discussed the basics of planning and creating a successful roadmap for your future postdoc abroad. Once you have a plan of what you want
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Once you have planned your roadmap for postdoc abroad, you need to find a suitable laboratory to achieve your goals. This post provides useful tips on how to look out for a postdoctoral position.
Before starting your search, it is important that you identify your goals and your work environment preferences.
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This is a series of short articles dedicated to several aspects of how a foreign researcher can plan a successful postdoctoral experience in the United States. I made this transition several years ago —moving from Spain to Maryland first, and then settling in Alabama—, and over the yea
Webinar series: Learn all you need to know about scientific writing, academic conferences, and publication ethics
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Editage is hosting a series of webinars in the upcoming months to introduce authors to the different aspects of writing and publication. Sign up soon!
How researchers can choose the right career path
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The most important career question a researcher faces is that of choosing between exploring non-research-based positions and continuing with research. A non-academic career may not be entirely related to a researcher's area of study. On the other hand, further research involves its own struggles, from finding a stable postdoctoral or teaching position to securing funding. Thus, choosing the right career path could be a point of stress. This post shares some useful advice based on the...
Expert advice on reading scientific literature as a habit
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Literature reading is critical to scientific research because this habit will generate a sense of appreciation and passion for science.

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