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Author Bloomfield, Victor A.

Title The Chicago guide to your career in science : a toolkit for students and postdocs / Victor A. Bloomfield and Esam E. El-Fakahany.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.


Description 367 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Chicago guides to academic life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: thinking about a research career -- The stages of a research career -- Pursuing graduate education -- Advisors and mentors -- Choosing and conducting a dissertation project -- Effective teaching -- Designing your postdoctoral experience -- Preparing for your first real job -- Diversity of career choices -- Tools for successful job searching -- Conducting and presenting research -- The meaning and responsible conduct of research -- Keeping a notebook -- Working with others -- Creativity and problem solving -- Staying motivated -- Managing time -- Finding and managing information -- Communicating -- Going to scientific meetings -- Poster presentations -- Speaking -- Writing -- Tables and graphics -- Writing and defending your dissertation -- Writing a journal article -- Writing fellowship and grant proposals.
Subject Science -- Vocational guidance.
Research -- Vocational guidance.
Added Author El-Fakahany, Esam E.
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