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A PhD is not enough! : a guide to survival in science

Author: Peter J Feibelman
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"In A PhD Is Not Enough!, physicist Peter J. Feibelman lays out a rational path to a fulfilling long-term research career. He offers sound advice on selecting a thesis or postdoctoral adviser; choosing among research jobs in academia, government laboratories, and industry; preparing for an employment interview; and defining a research program. The guidance offered in A PhD Is Not Enough! will help you make your oral  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Feibelman
ISBN: 9780465022229 0465022227
OCLC Number: 661181340
Notes: Originally published: Reading, Mass. : Addisson-Wesley, ©1993.
Description: xix, 144 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface: what this book is about --
Acknowledgements --
Do you see yourself in this picture? ; Advice from a dinosaur? ; Important choices : a thesis advisor, a postdoctoral job ; Giving talks ; Writing papers : publishing without perishing ; From here to tenure : choosing a career path ; Job interviews ; Getting funded ; Establishing a research program ; A survivalist checklist ; Afterthoughts.
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