Academic Scientists at Work

Academic Scientists at Work

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Academic Scientists at Work guides the scientist on the journey from the end of a postdoctoral career to the point of promotion to Associate Professor.This book focuses on the three aspects of promotion in an academic setting: Scholarship, Teaching, and Service. Valuable advice is provided on the following topics:- Choosing and landing your ideal academic job- Setting up and effectively managing the lab- Obtaining funds- Organizing, writing, and publishing your science- Teaching and mentoring- Organizing and performing academic service- The promotion and tenure processTemplates and worksheets designed to help you navigate your career with point-by-point instructions on how to complete them are provided. In addition to updating the contents of the previous version, this second edition includes a dozen articles written by the authors on managing your career that first appeared in Science's Next Wave.Academic Scientists at Work is a valuable resource for the career scientist who demands and expects the best.Even if your particular assignment is not yet determined, attending some of the lectures in a class that you know you will be teaching in is a ... of overall classroom hours is typically small (alt;8 hours/class/faculty/year), and the subject matter is often directly related to the professora#39;s field. ... guide require the least preparation.

Title:Academic Scientists at Work
Author:Jeremy Boss, Susan Eckert
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-10-16


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