Compleat Academic A Practical Guide for the Beginning Social Scientist

ISBN-10: 1591470358

ISBN-13: 9781591470359

Edition: 2nd 2003

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Academia's formal rules are published in faculty handbooks, but its implicit rules are often difficult to discern. This text offers practical advice to help new academics set the best course for a lasting and vibrant career. Leading academics share the lessons they have learned by experience.
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List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 8/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Starting a Career
A Guide to PhD Graduate School: How They Keep Score in the Big Leagues
After Graduate School: A Faculty Position or a Postdoctoral Fellowship?
The Hiring Process in Academia
Broadening the Job Search: Jobs Outside of Academia
Teaching and Mentoring
Tips for Effective Teaching
Mentoring: Managing the Faculty-Graduate Student Relationship
Research and Writing
Setting Up Your Lab and Beginning a Program of Research
Obtaining a Research Grant: The Granting Agency's View
Obtaining a Research Grant: The Applicant's View
Writing the Empirical Journal Article
Intellectual Property
Orientation to the Academic Environment
Power, Politics, and Survival in Academia
Managing the Department Chair and Navigating the Department Power Structure
Wiring the Ivory Tower: The Interface of Technology and the Academy
Diversity in Academia
The Dialectics of Race: Academic Perils and Promises
Women in Academia
Clinical Psychologists in Academia
Varieties of College and University Experiences
Keeping Your Edge: Managing Your Career Over Time
The Academic Marathon: Controlling One's Career
Managing Your Career: The Long View
About the Editors
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