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The Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic Biology.

By: Chandler, C. Ray.
Contributor(s): Wolfe, Lorne M | Promislow, Daniel E. L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Chicago Guides to Academic Life: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (161 p.).ISBN: 9780226101316.Subject(s): Biologists -- EmploymentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic BiologyDDC classification: 570.7 LOC classification: QH314Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1: The Academic Job Market -- 2: Choosing a Graduate Program -- 3: Prepare Early for Your Job Search -- 4: Target Your Job Search -- 5: The Application -- 6: Preparing for the Interview -- 7: The Interview -- 8: The Seminar -- 9: Social Time -- 10: The Negotiations -- 11: All in the Family -- Afterword -- References Cited
Summary: The Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic Biology is an indispensable guide for graduate students and post-docs as they enter that domain red in tooth and claw: the job market. An academic career in the biological sciences typically demands well over a decade of technical training. So it's ironic that when a scholar reaches the most critical stage in that career-the search for a job following graduate work-he or she receives little or no formal preparation. Instead, students are thrown into the job market with only cursory guidance on how to search for and land a position. Now there's hel
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Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1: The Academic Job Market -- 2: Choosing a Graduate Program -- 3: Prepare Early for Your Job Search -- 4: Target Your Job Search -- 5: The Application -- 6: Preparing for the Interview -- 7: The Interview -- 8: The Seminar -- 9: Social Time -- 10: The Negotiations -- 11: All in the Family -- Afterword -- References Cited

The Chicago Guide to Landing a Job in Academic Biology is an indispensable guide for graduate students and post-docs as they enter that domain red in tooth and claw: the job market. An academic career in the biological sciences typically demands well over a decade of technical training. So it's ironic that when a scholar reaches the most critical stage in that career-the search for a job following graduate work-he or she receives little or no formal preparation. Instead, students are thrown into the job market with only cursory guidance on how to search for and land a position. Now there's hel

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C. Ray Chandler is professor of biology at Georgia Southern University. Lorne M. Wolfe is professor of biology at Georgia Southern University. Daniel E. L. Promislow is professor of genetics at the University of Georgia.

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