All in a Day’s Work


Every job has its downsides, but as Thanksgiving Day approaches, scientists may want to express gratitude that they don’t have to spend their time at one of whatcalls the “worst jobs in science.”

But all is not bleak on the scientific job front, because some people land truly “awesome” jobs, the piece adds. Two such jobs that made that list are road testing Corvettes and other topflight performance cars years before they reach the market and visiting culinary hot spots around the world in search of candidate flavors for new ice creams. One suspects that a tenure-track appointment at a reasonably well-resourced institution would prove sufficiently stimulating for most Science Careers readers.

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