Help Wanted: Highly Cited Researchers Needed for High-Ranking Positions at Research Institutions  
8/5/2010 7:39:34 PM

EurekAlert -- At a time when great jobs are hard to find, here's good news for the under-qualified: A new article appearing in the FASEB Journal ( shows that being a highly cited researcher may not be a primary qualification for taking on leading management positions at research institutions. This study provides empirical evidence suggesting that a glass ceiling may exist at research institutions where top-cited scientists either do not pursue executive management positions or are not accepted when they apply.