Starting Our Careers

Starting Our Careers

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This qhow-toq book addresses all aspects of a young mathematicians' early career development: How do I get good letters of recommendation? How do I apply for a grant? How do I do research in a small department that has no one in my field? How do I do anything meaningful if all I can get is a series of one-year jobs? These articles paint a broad portrait of current professional development issues of interest from the Young Mathematician's Network-from finding jobs to organizing special sessions. There are chapters on applying for positions, working in industry and in academia, starting and publishing research, writing grant proposals, applying for tenure, and becoming involved in the academic community. The book offers timely and sound advice offered by recent doctorates through experienced mathematicians. The material originally appeared in the electronic pages of Concerns of Young Mathematicians. The book is devoted exclusively to the early stages of a mathematical career.A Collection of Essays and Advice on Professional Development from the Young Mathematiciansa#39; Network Curtis D. Bennett, Annalisa Crannell ... perhaps emphasis on the most necessary items will allow mathematicians to write proposals which are attractive to NSF because ... For example, four or five mathematicians in a department working in the general area of differential geometry might be holdinganbsp;...

Title:Starting Our Careers
Author:Curtis D. Bennett, Annalisa Crannell
Publisher:American Mathematical Soc. -


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