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A guide to academia : getting into and surviving grad school, postdocs, and a research job, Prosanta Chakrabarty, Ph.D, (electronic resource)

Label
A guide to academia : getting into and surviving grad school, postdocs, and a research job
Title
A guide to academia
Title remainder
getting into and surviving grad school, postdocs, and a research job
Statement of responsibility
Prosanta Chakrabarty, Ph.D
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A Guide to Academia is a handbook for all those individuals thinking seriously about going to graduate school. Written by an author with extensive experience navigating the academic world, the book explains all the steps and potential bumps in the road that a student might encounter as they take the plunge into academia. Each chapter begins with a section called the ""hard truth,"" which will help students determine if they are on the right path. Starting with an undergraduate student looking for a graduate school, the reader is taken on a journey up the academic ladder through graduate
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chakrabarty, Prosanta
Dewey number
  • 378.1/55
  • 378.12023
  • 378.155
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
LB2371
LC item number
.C47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Universities and colleges
  • Education, Higher
Label
A guide to academia : getting into and surviving grad school, postdocs, and a research job, Prosanta Chakrabarty, Ph.D, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • A Guide to Academia Getting into and Surviving Grad School, Postdocs, and a Research Job; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Preparing for Entering Academia; The Hard Truth About the Academic Life; Getting a Head Start as an Undergraduate Volunteer; The Undergraduate CV; Finding Your Research Interests; Summary; 2 Applying for Graduate School; The Hard Truth About Applying to Grad Schools; Master's Degree versus Ph.D.; Apply to People not Programs; and Finding a Good Fit; Contacting Professors; The Graduate Application; Statement Letter; Graduate Record Exam (GRE); Write a CV
  • Reference LettersGet a Website/Cards; Recruitment Weekend; Summary; 3 Graduate School; The Hard Truth About Grad School; Seminars; Tool Up Early; The Notebook and the Pencil; Different Kinds of Advisors; Candidacy; Working with Other Graduate Students; Classes; Publications; Being a Teaching Assistant; Tips on Managing Your Time; Picking a Dissertation Topic and Writing Your Thesis; Choosing a Committee; Grants and Thesis Proposals; Meetings/Societies; Knowing When to Finish; Summary; 4 Finding a Postdoctoral Position; The Hard Truth About Finding a Postdoc; Types of Postdocs
  • What a Postdoc DoesA Postdoc That's Not a Postdoc; Summary; 5 Postdoctoral Positions; The Hard Truth About Postdocs; Being the New Guy or Gal in the Lab; Advisors; Running Out of Time; Summary; 6 Applying for Jobs; Applying for Jobs; Applications; Job Interviews; Research Presentations; Typical Questions You Are Asked in a Job Interview; Not Getting the Interview/Job; Getting an Offer; Summary; 7 Assistant Professor; The Hard Truth of Being an Assistant Professor; Negotiating Start-Up; Other Considerations Before You Actually Start Your New Job; How to Spend Your Money and What to Expect
  • The First YearHiring People (Technicians, Students); Finding Graduate Students; Making a New Course; Service; Getting Your First Grant; Getting Papers Out; Mentoring Committees, Reviews; Tenure Package and Reviews; Summary; 8 Special Considerations for Women and Minorities, and Balancing Work and Family; The Hard Truth About Being a Minority in Science; The Hard Truth About Being a Woman in Science; The Two-Body Problem; Balancing Work and Family; Appendices; 1 Example Undergraduate Curriculum Vitae; 2 Example Graduate Student CV; 3 Example Thesis Proposal; 4 Example Job Cover Letter
  • 5 Example Research Interests for Job Application6 Example C.V. for Job Application; 7 Example Teaching Statement and Philosophy for Job Application; 8 Example Extra Statement for Job Application (Curatorial Statement); 9 Example Chalk Talk for Job Interview; 10 Example Start-UpWish List; 11 Review Package Summary Presentation; Glossary; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (191 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118317150
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000159969
  • (EBL)827168
  • (OCoLC)778375919
  • (SSID)ssj0000636126
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11458214
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000636126
  • (PQKBWorkID)10662966
  • (PQKB)11764418
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC827168
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000159969
Label
A guide to academia : getting into and surviving grad school, postdocs, and a research job, Prosanta Chakrabarty, Ph.D, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • A Guide to Academia Getting into and Surviving Grad School, Postdocs, and a Research Job; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Preparing for Entering Academia; The Hard Truth About the Academic Life; Getting a Head Start as an Undergraduate Volunteer; The Undergraduate CV; Finding Your Research Interests; Summary; 2 Applying for Graduate School; The Hard Truth About Applying to Grad Schools; Master's Degree versus Ph.D.; Apply to People not Programs; and Finding a Good Fit; Contacting Professors; The Graduate Application; Statement Letter; Graduate Record Exam (GRE); Write a CV
  • Reference LettersGet a Website/Cards; Recruitment Weekend; Summary; 3 Graduate School; The Hard Truth About Grad School; Seminars; Tool Up Early; The Notebook and the Pencil; Different Kinds of Advisors; Candidacy; Working with Other Graduate Students; Classes; Publications; Being a Teaching Assistant; Tips on Managing Your Time; Picking a Dissertation Topic and Writing Your Thesis; Choosing a Committee; Grants and Thesis Proposals; Meetings/Societies; Knowing When to Finish; Summary; 4 Finding a Postdoctoral Position; The Hard Truth About Finding a Postdoc; Types of Postdocs
  • What a Postdoc DoesA Postdoc That's Not a Postdoc; Summary; 5 Postdoctoral Positions; The Hard Truth About Postdocs; Being the New Guy or Gal in the Lab; Advisors; Running Out of Time; Summary; 6 Applying for Jobs; Applying for Jobs; Applications; Job Interviews; Research Presentations; Typical Questions You Are Asked in a Job Interview; Not Getting the Interview/Job; Getting an Offer; Summary; 7 Assistant Professor; The Hard Truth of Being an Assistant Professor; Negotiating Start-Up; Other Considerations Before You Actually Start Your New Job; How to Spend Your Money and What to Expect
  • The First YearHiring People (Technicians, Students); Finding Graduate Students; Making a New Course; Service; Getting Your First Grant; Getting Papers Out; Mentoring Committees, Reviews; Tenure Package and Reviews; Summary; 8 Special Considerations for Women and Minorities, and Balancing Work and Family; The Hard Truth About Being a Minority in Science; The Hard Truth About Being a Woman in Science; The Two-Body Problem; Balancing Work and Family; Appendices; 1 Example Undergraduate Curriculum Vitae; 2 Example Graduate Student CV; 3 Example Thesis Proposal; 4 Example Job Cover Letter
  • 5 Example Research Interests for Job Application6 Example C.V. for Job Application; 7 Example Teaching Statement and Philosophy for Job Application; 8 Example Extra Statement for Job Application (Curatorial Statement); 9 Example Chalk Talk for Job Interview; 10 Example Start-UpWish List; 11 Review Package Summary Presentation; Glossary; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (191 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118317150
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000159969
  • (EBL)827168
  • (OCoLC)778375919
  • (SSID)ssj0000636126
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11458214
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000636126
  • (PQKBWorkID)10662966
  • (PQKB)11764418
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC827168
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000159969

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