Nature on returning to academia
NatureJobs featured people who left academic only to return years later. Most enjoyed their years in industry, benefited from the structure and job security, and built confidence as researchers. However, they eventually wanted the freedom afforded in academia and the opportunity to work on a large question for an extended amount of time. Since returning to academia, most note the increase in career development support and diversity, but also lament the growing length of postdocs. Read more on NatureJobs.