Preparing for an Academic Career in Science and Engineering
By (author) Richard M. Reis
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Preparing for an Academic Career in Science and Engineering by Richard M. Reis
Book DescriptionTomorrow's Professor is designed to help you prepare for, find, and succeed at academic careers in science and engineering. It looks at the full range of North American four-year academic institutions while featuring 30 vignettes and more than 50 individual stories that bring to life the principles and strategies outlined in the book. Tailored for today's graduate students, postdocs, and beginning professors, Tomorrow's Professor:* Presents a no-holds-barred look at the academic enterprise * Describes a powerful preparation strategy to make you competitive for academic positions while maintaining your options for worthwhile careers in government and industry* Explains how to get the offer you want and start-up package you need to help ensure success in your first critical years on the job* Provides essential insights from experienced faculty on how to develop a rewarding academic career and a quality of life that is both balanced and fulfillingAt a time when anxiety about academic career opportunities for Ph.D.s in these field is at an all-time high, Tomorrow's Professor provides a much-needed practical approach to career development.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780780311367
(226mm x 158mm x 25mm)
Imprint: IEEE Publications,U.S.
Publish Date: 21-Apr-1993
Country of Publication: United States
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Presents techniques that are used by productive writers, and applies them to the dissertation process. This book provides advice on working with dissertation advisors and committee members, presents techniques for the prewriting and writing stages of the dissertation, sets out a system for keeping on schedule, and advocates enlisting peer support.
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Author Biography - Richard M. Reis
About the Author Richard M. Reis is the Executive Director of the Stanford Integrated Manufacturing Association and the Associate Director for Global Learning Partnerships in the Stanford University Learning Laboratory. Dr. Reis is also a consulting professor in both the Stanford University Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Departments. Among his many responsibilities is the teaching of a year-round seminar on preparing graduate students for academic careers in science, engineering, and business.
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