A roll of the dice: tenure or non-tenure

“Sean Eddy, a leader in computational genomics at the Howard Hughes Medical Institutes who is facing his first cyclical review, says the uncertainty over his future never keeps him up at night. He adds that tenure, which is especially coveted in the US, comes with its own job-related anxieties. The campus’ chief executive Gerry Rubin points out that the cyclical review model is not new. It is based in large parts on similar models at established institutions such as the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology” More…