Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA
Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA, is Emeritus Professor of Otolaryngology, Dentistry and Engineering at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Colorado School of Public Health, and founding President and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs at http:www.sopenet.org. He is a serial entrepreneur and life science technology commercialization consultant and advisor. Connect with him on LinkedIn here. To read more posts by Dr Meyers, click here
There are too many U.S. basic-science graduate and post-doctoral students and not enough jobs in academia to go around. At least, that is the conclusion you draw if you follow science policy wonks and the blogosphere. By one account, the likelihood of a bioscience PhD getting a tenure track job with in 5 years of graduation is less than 10%.