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From PhD student to post-doc, Phil Dee has been sharing his career experiences with fellow scientists in his regular and acclaimed Science Next Wave column since 2000. Now his invaluable and entertaining advice is available in this compact warts-and-all guide to getting your science PhD and subsequent post-doctoral employment as a researcher. Dee offers you the inside track on what life in the lab is really like with down-to-earth suggestions for handling personal relationships in science, maintaining your morale or designing a good poster.Read more
- Published in association with Science magazine's career development website, Next Wave
- Material based on Phil Dee's highly acclaimed on-line column on the Next Wave site
- Honest and entertaining account of life as a PhD student and post-doc, offering a wealth of practical advice
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- Date Published: March 2006
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521617406
- length: 142 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 153 x 9 mm
- weight: 0.24kg
- contains: 3 b/w illus.
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
Part I. The First Couple of Years:
1. Choosing and handling your PhD adviser
2. Motivation, time management and multitasking
3. Handling the literature
4. Report writing
5. Powerful presentations
Part II. The End of the Beginning:
6. Writing papers and abstracts
7. Conferences and poster presentations
8. Writing and defending your thesis
9. Coping with pressure and stress
Part III. The Transition to Postdoctoral Research:
10. The transition from graduate student to post-doc
11. Collaboration and visiting other labs
12. Supervising students
14. Writing grant proposals and fellowship applications
Part IV. Making it in Science:
15. Culturing your image
16. You and your big ideas
17. Planning for a permanent job
18. Do you have Principal Investigator (PI) potential?
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