A PhD Is Not Enough!: A Guide to Survival in Science by Peter J. FeibelmanA PhD Is Not Enough!: A Guide to Survival in Science by Peter J. Feibelman

A PhD Is Not Enough!: A Guide to Survival in Science

byPeter J. Feibelman

Paperback | January 11, 2011

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Despite your graduate education, brainpower, and technical prowess, your career in scientific research is far from assured. Permanent positions are scarce, science survival is rarely part of formal graduate training, and a good mentor is hard to find.

InA Ph.D. 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 inA Ph.D. Is Not Enough!will help you make your oral presentations more effective, your journal articles more compelling, and your grant proposals more successful.

A classic guide for recent and soon-to-be graduates,A Ph.D. Is Not Enough!remains required reading for anyone on the threshold of a career in science. This new edition includes two new chapters and is revised and updated throughout to reflect how the revolution in electronic communication has transformed the field.

A Senior Scientist at Sandia National Laboratories,Peter J. Feibelmanreceived a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California at San Diego, did postdoctoral research at the C.E.N. Saclay (France) and the University of Illinois (Urbana), and taught for three years at Stony Brook University. Feibelman lives in Albuquerque, New Mexic...
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Title:A PhD Is Not Enough!: A Guide to Survival in ScienceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 11, 2011Publisher:Basic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0465022227

ISBN - 13:9780465022229

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