The Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic Biology
By (author) C. Ray Chandler
Normal Price: $26.64
Your Price: $23.98 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.66! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.20 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic Biology by C. Ray Chandler
Book DescriptionAn academic career in the biological sciences typically demands well over a decade of technical training. So it's ironic that when a scholar reaches one of the most critical stages in that career - the search for a job following graduate work - he or she receives little or no formal preparation. Instead, students are thrown into the job market with only cursory guidance on how to search for and land a position. Now there's help. Carefully, clearly, and with a welcome sense of humor, "The Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic Biology" leads graduate students and postdoctoral fellows through the perils and rewards of their first job search. The authors - who collectively have mentored students and served on hiring committees for decades - have honed their advice in workshops delivered to anxious audiences at biology meetings across the country. The resulting volume covers everything from how to pack an overnight bag without wrinkling a suit to the decision-making processes of hiring committees to selecting the right job to apply for in the first place. The authors have taken care to make their advice useful to all areas of academic biology, including genetics, organismal biology, and evolutionary biology, and they give tips on how applicants can tailor their approaches to institutions ranging from major research universities to small private colleges. Written in a lively, positive style, "The Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic Biology" will be indispensable to graduate students and postdocs as they enter that domain red in tooth and claw: the job market.
Buy Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic Biology book by C. Ray Chandler from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780226101309
(228mm x 153mm x 10mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 25-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic Biology book by C. Ray Chandler and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - C. Ray Chandler
C. Ray Chandler and Lorne M. Wolfe are professors of biology at Georgia Southern University. Daniel E. L. Promislow is professor of genetics at the University of Georgia.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.