How to succeed as a scientist : from postdoc to professor [E-Book] / Barbara J. Gabrys and Jane A. Langdale.
Gabrys, Barbara J., (author)
Langdale, Jane A., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
1 online resource (xiv, 211 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Becoming an Independent Researcher: 1. Managing your time; 2. Giving a good research talk; 3. Writing a quality research paper; 4. Handling scientific criticism; 5. Writing grant applications; 6. Tools for managing research projects; 7. Is there life beyond academia?; 8. Applying for a job in academia; 9. Applying for an independent research fellowship
  • Part II. Thriving in Your New Job: 10. Handling new roles; 11. Learning from other people; 12. Managing people; 13. Building a research group 1: doctoral students; 14. Building a research group 2: recruiting and supervising postdocs; 15. Interacting with others; 16. Designing a taught course; 17. Giving a good lecture; 18. Beyond lecturing; 19. Mentoring
  • Part III. Managing Your Career: 20. Managing stress; 21. Taking on new challenges; 22. The higher education system.