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Four steps to succeeding outside the ivory tower | Mount Sinai

Four steps to succeeding outside the ivory tower

Jennifer Stone Gonzalez
Biopharma Research
Entrepreneurship
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The ivory tower is crumbling. The shortage of tenure-track jobs (once thought temporary) now stretches into the future. Morale, according to recent studies, is plummeting among those who do have jobs. And an army of underpaid, overworked adjunct professors is giving a forlorn new definition to the term "the life of the mind." Yet peer pressure not to leave the academy remains intense. For the young scholar, leaving is almost ...