A Guide to Surviving a Career in Academia

A Guide to Surviving a Career in Academia

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Navigating an academic career is a complex process a€“ to be successful requires mastering several 'rites of passage'. This comprehensive guide takes academics at all stages of their career through a journey, beginning at graduate school and ending with retirement.Prior to the defense you should sit down with your chair and ask them how they like to conduct defenses, what departmental norms and routines there are. ... the entire thing. Use the opportunity to highlight what you feel is the most important contribution of your work. Like your ... The next step So you have finally jumped through the hoops and survived the rites of passage that define graduate school. ... Bolker, J. (1998) Writing your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day, New York: Holt.

Title:A Guide to Surviving a Career in Academia
Author:Emily Lenning, Sara Brightman, Susan Caringella
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-09-13


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