Tomorrow's Professor Preparing for Careers in Science and Engineering

ISBN-10: 0780311361

ISBN-13: 9780780311367

Edition: 1997

Authors: Richard M. Reis

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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 fulfilling At 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

List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/15/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 436
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Setting the Stage
The Academic Enterprise
Science and Engineering in Higher Education
New Challenges for the Professoriate
Preparing for an Academic Career
Your professional Preparation Strategy
Research as a Graduate Student and Postdoc
Teaching Experiences Prior to Becoming a Professor
Finding and Getting the Best Possible Academic Position
Identifying the Possibilities
Applying for Positions
Getting the Results You Want
Looking Ahead to Your First Years on the Job - Advice from the Field
Changing Gears
Insights on Time Management
Insights on Teaching and Learning
Insights on Research
Insights on Professional Responsibility
Insights on Tenure
Insights on Academia: Needed Changes
Appendixes
Possible Items for Inclusion in a Teaching Portfolio
Statement of Personal Philosophy Regarding Teaching and Learning
Professional Associations for Academic Job Seekers in Science and Engineering
Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Faculty Position
Sample Offer Letters
Elements Found in Most Successful Proposals
Index
About the Author
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