In Search of Diversity in the Biomedical Sciences

by Caleph B. Wilson, chroniclevitae.com, November 12, 2015
Since the 1990s, the federal government has created many programs in the biomedical sciences aimed at increasing the number of Ph.D.s from underrepresented minority groups. And in fact, many leading universities now produce Ph.D.s and train postdocs from these groups. So why, then, are these same universities not hiring faculty in significant numbers from this collective pool of minority scientists?

Are these job candidates qualified to be trained yet somehow not qualified, or productive enough, to be hired? Read more here…

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