With crisis and cuts in science, young doctors face unemployment: \ 'Title pays no rent '

With crisis and cuts in science, young doctors face unemployment: \ 'Title pays no rent \'

Generation formed during the boom in postgraduate courses - and job vacancies - today lives with uncertainty, vying for the few research grants available or having to set aside science to survive.

Young doctors from different fields are facing difficulties in the job marketCecilia Tombesi / BBC News / BBC BRAZILThe 55-year-old statistician Paulo Tadeu Oliveira defended his doctorate at the University of São Paulo (USP) in August 2008. Ten years later, he has not yet been able to enter the job market.The researcher, who is visually impaired, amended three postdocs in search of specialization and experience, but did not pass the various selections for public universities.It is currently in the fourth postdoctoral stage, this time without financial support.Seeking work in private enterprise, he consulted 18 headhunters to try to frame his resume to the market, but found similar answers: The statistician has no corporate experience and at the same time is considered overqualified for available positions.In May, he reported his story to the Human Rights Commission of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science (SBPC) and awaits a response.Like Oliveira, several...


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