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Description - Preparing for an Academic Career in Science and Engineering by Richard M. Reis

Tomorrow'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 Details

ISBN: 9780780311367
ISBN-10: 0780311361
Format: Paperback
(226mm x 158mm x 25mm)
Pages: 440
Imprint: IEEE Publications,U.S.
Publisher: I.E.E.E.Press
Publish Date: 21-Apr-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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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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