Grace, Jon, and Jeff *finally* get around to talking about Hope Jahren's book "Lab Girl" and what it means to them as ecologists and early career scientists. The gang also extend and open invite to Hope Jahren to come on the show anytime.
The Jahren Lab
"You do not need to work 80 hours a week to succeed in academia" from Meg Duffy on Dynamic Ecology
This week's music:
Superchunk -"Digging for Something"
Joyride! - "Girls Who Want to Realize Themselves"
Grace just got back from an NSF conference on grants and gives the low-down to the gang and we talk different kinds of grants, application strategies, and also alternative funding sources. The gang also pours one out for DDIG.
Grace, Jon, and Jeff talk about a recent blog post for Jeremy Yoder on his journey towards the tenure track. The gang also talk about the beloved and reviled evo/eco jobs board and Jon's recent 1600 mile cross-country journey as he moves from Kansas back to Virginia.