How to Succeed in Academics, 2nd edition / Edition 1

How to Succeed in Academics, 2nd edition / Edition 1

by Linda L. McCabe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520262689

ISBN-13: 9780520262683

Pub. Date: 04/07/2010

Publisher: University of California Press


This new edition of How to Succeed in Academics provides up-to-date mentoring on all aspects of a successful academic career, particularly a career in the sciences. Linda L. McCabe and Edward R. B. McCabe bring decades of expertise and experience to such topics as marketing your ideas through posters, talks, manuscripts, and grant proposals; developing

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This new edition of How to Succeed in Academics provides up-to-date mentoring on all aspects of a successful academic career, particularly a career in the sciences. Linda L. McCabe and Edward R. B. McCabe bring decades of expertise and experience to such topics as marketing your ideas through posters, talks, manuscripts, and grant proposals; developing strategies for applying, interviewing, and negotiating for training programs and jobs; establishing professional networks and seeking leadership opportunities; improving your teaching, speaking, and writing skills; and setting goals and creating schedules to achieve them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520262683
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/07/2010
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface, xv,
Chapter 1. Choosing a Mentor, 1,
Chapter 2. Preparing for Graduate or Professional School, 21,
Chapter 3. Preparing an Abstract for a Professional Meeting, 35,
Chapter 4. Presenting at Professional Meetings, 47,
Chapter 5. Marketing Your Ideas through Publications, 61,
Chapter 6. Gender Issues, 101,
Chapter 7. Underrepresented Groups, 109,
Chapter 8. Preparing for Postgraduate or Postprofessional Training, 113,
Chapter 9. Applying for, Negotiating, and Choosing a Job, 121,
Chapter 10. Developing Time Management Skills and Short-Term and Long-Term Goals, 151,
Chapter 11. Developing Your Grant-Writing Skills, 157,
Chapter 12. Developing Your Teaching Skills, 197,
Chapter 13. Developing Your Leadership Skills, 207,
Chapter 14. Conflicts of Interest, 221,
Chapter 15. Human Subjects Research, 231,
Chapter 16. Research with Animals, 247,
Chapter 17. Data and Sample Management, 251,
Chapter 18. Ethical Behavior, 257,
Index, 273,

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