Tomorrow's Professor

Tomorrow's Professor

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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 NEW Bonus material is available for free download at 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.As Whitley notes, many students, even in engineering, lack hands-on experience with a€œreal things, a€ and this hampers ... As he explains it: At my institution, faculty are not asked on a timely basis if they are following and completing the syllabus.

Title:Tomorrow's Professor
Author:Richard M. Reis
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-03-16


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