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2013-10-28 12:23:18

Vitae offers a new career management resource for 3.5 million higher education professionals WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chronicle of Higher Education today launched Vitae (ChronicleVitae.com), the first online community dedicated to career development for 3.5 million faculty members and administrators at 4,600 colleges and universities across the nation. "Vitae is the only professional network built to make life in academe easier and more rewarding," says...

2012-12-11 15:14:54

Increased competition for academic positions may disproportionately disadvantage young women scientists One common idea about why there are fewer women professors in the sciences than men is that women are less willing to work the long hours needed to succeed. Writing in the January Issue of BioScience, Shelley Adamo of Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada, rejects this argument. She points out that women physicians work longer hours than most scientists, under arguably more stressful...