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Tomorrow’s Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering

ISBN/ASIN: 9780780311367,9780470546727 | 1993 | English | pdf | 415/415 pages | 13.1 Mb
Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Press | Author: Richard M. Reis(auth.)

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 Bonus material is available for free download at http://booksupport.wiley.com 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.Content:
Chapter 1 The Academic Enterprise (pages 1–35):
Chapter 2 Science and Engineering in Higher Education (pages 37–58):
Chapter 3 New Challenges for the Professoriate (pages 59–80):
Chapter 4 Your Professional Preparation Strategy (pages 81–105):
Chapter 5 Research as a Graduate Student and Postdoc (pages 107–141):
Chapter 6 Teaching Experiences Prior to Becoming a Professor (pages 143–163):
Chapter 7 Identifying the Possibilities (pages 165–181):
Chapter 8 Applying for Positions (pages 183–219):
Chapter 9 Getting the Results You Want (pages 221–240):
Chapter 10 Insights on Time Management (pages 241–260):
Chapter 11 Insights on Teaching and Learning (pages 261–287):
Chapter 12 Insights on Research (pages 289–307):
Chapter 13 Insights on Professional Responsibility (pages 309–325):
Chapter 14 Insights on Tenure (pages 327–350):
Chapter 15 Insights on Academics: Needed Changes (pages 351–362):

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