In person: family-friendly science careers

Ainsworth, Tracy (2012) In person: family-friendly science careers. Science Magazine, 18 May 2012.

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[Extract] We recently had a fence installed at our house. The company arrived at 7:30 a.m. and worked until 5:30 p.m. But they were unable to complete the job, so they had to come back late on a Friday night to finish up. It was the only other time they had available.

My husband and I are both busy scientists, one tenured and one not, with two small children. Yet, one of the fence installers commented on how lucky we are to have a schedule flexible enough to be at home at a certain time to meet up with workers, to take children to appointments, or to do whatever it is we need to do. He was right.

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