The STEM job market (and a word on the humanities)

Why we are independent scholars:

A new article in the Atlantic suggests that there is no shortage of scientists; there’s a shortage of jobs. Read on:

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/02/the-phd-bust-americas-awful-market-for-young-scientists-in-7-charts/273339/

With the smaller number of postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities, it appears that new Ph.D.s in those fields are more likely than young scientists to have a steady job – or, equally, to have no job.

http://blog.historians.org/news/1965/new-report-reveals-stem-phd-graduates-encounter-similar-job-shortages

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