Shortage of biologists?! Need YSN contact for protest.

Douglas Fitts dfitts at carson.u.washington.edu
Thu May 27 22:58:08 EST 1993


olam at radium.uio.no (Ola Myklebost) writes:

[...]

>In Europe, going abroad for a postdoc is regarded as an important part of a
>science career and for the developement of science itself. Please do
>nothing to prevent this from continuing. Why don't jobless US PhDs apply
>for a postdoc in Europe?


Probably because of the language barrier.  More Europeans speak English,
or are willing to learn English, than Americans who wish to learn any
of several European languages that are native to the various countries
that they may apply for jobs in.


>Ola Myklebost             Email olam at radium.uio.no
>Dept of Tumor Biology
>Inst for Cancer Research
>The Norwegian Radium Hospital
>N-0310 OSLO, Norway
>Tel +47-22-50-60-50, xtn 9830, Fax +47-22-52-24-21


Doug Fitts
dfitts at u.washington.edu



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