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Author Chakrabarty, Prosanta.

Title A guide to academia : getting into and surviving grad school, postdocs, and a research job / Prosanta Chakrabarty, Ph. D
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 175 pages)
Contents Front Matter -- Preparing for Entering Academia -- Applying for Graduate School -- Graduate School -- Finding a Postdoctoral Position -- Postdoctoral Positions -- Applying for Jobs -- Assistant Professor -- Special Considerations for Women and Minorities, and Balancing Work and Family -- Appendices. Appendix 1: Example Undergraduate Curriculum Vitae -- Appendix 2: Example Graduate Student CV -- Appendix 3: Example Thesis Proposal -- Appendix 4: Example Job Cover Letter -- Appendix 5: Example Research Interests for Job Application -- Appendix 6: Example C.V. for Job Application -- Appendix 7: Example Teaching Statement and Philosophy for Job Application -- Appendix 8: Example Extra Statement for Job Application (Curatorial Statement) -- Appendix 9: Example Chalk Talk for Job Interview -- Appendix 10: Example Start-Up wish List -- Appendix 11: Review Package Summary Presentation -- Glossary -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education, Higher -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Universities and colleges -- Graduate work -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1118317157 (electronic bk.)
1118317165 (electronic bk.)
1118317211 (electronic bk.)
9781118317150 (electronic bk.)
9781118317167 (electronic bk.)
9781118317211 (electronic bk.)