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Planning for a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences

Planning for a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Author : Avrum I. Gotlieb
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 May 2018
  • ISBN : 0128149795
  • Pages : 184 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Planning for a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences:Learn to Navigate a Tough Research Culture by Harnessing the Power of Career Building, Second Edition, presents useful information, insights and tips to those pursuing a career in the biomedical and life sciences. The book focuses on making educated choices during schooling, training, and the job search in both the academic and non-academic sectors. The book's premise lies in the notion that if users understand the full path of a career in either the biomedical or life science fields, they can proactively plan their career, recognize any opportunities that present themselves, and be well prepared to address important aspects of their own professional development. Topics include choosing a training path, selecting the best supervisor/mentor, and negotiating a job offer. Updates to this edition include an outline of core competencies to achieve success, how to build soft skills and tailor them to specific job opportunities, and how to increase collaborations across disciplines. Additionally, coverage on issues around diversity, health, wellness and work/life balance are expanded. This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate, graduate, medical and postdoctoral students in the biomedical and life sciences, as well as academic faculty and advisors. Revised and updated to address dealing with student failure and rejection and developing resilience Provides strategies on evaluating biomedical and life sciences education and professional development opportunities in a thorough and systematic fashion Discusses possible pitfalls and offers insight into how to navigate successfully at various points of a scientist’s career Offers valuable advice on how to make the best choices for yourself at any stage in your career and how to choose supervisors and mentors who will support your career goals


Planning for a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences

Planning for a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Author : Avrum I. Gotlieb
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKPlanning for a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences

Planning for a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences:Learn to Navigate a Tough Research Culture by Harnessing the Power of Career Building, Second Edition, presents useful information, insights and tips to those pursuing a career in the biomedical and life sciences. The book focuses on making educated choices during schooling, training, and the job search in both the academic and non-academic sectors. The book's premise lies in the notion that if users understand the full path of a career


Planning a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences

Planning a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Author : Avrum I. Gotlieb
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 December 2014
GET THIS BOOKPlanning a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences

Planning a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences presents useful information, insights, and tips to those pursuing a career in the biomedical and life sciences. The book focuses on making educated choices during schooling, training, and job searching in both the academic and non-academic sectors. The premise of Planning a Career in Biomedical and Life Sciences is that by understanding the full path of a career in either the biomedical or life science fields, you can proactively plan your career,






ReSearch

ReSearch
  • Author : Teresa M. Evans,Natalie Lundsteen,Nathan L. Vanderford
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKReSearch

ReSearch: A Career Guide for Scientists is a career planning guide and practical tool for graduate students and postdocs. This book provides step-by-step processes for the assessment of career goals and the actions that can be taken in order to achieve them. ReSearch includes chapters on the basics of career planning, determining unique selling points, and navigating work-life concerns. This book also includes narratives from a number of perspectives to showcase the variety of career options available. ReSearch is written


Career Planning for Research Bioscientists

Career Planning for Research Bioscientists
  • Author : Sarah Blackford
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 10 September 2012
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Career Planning for Research Bioscientists is anessential careers guide for bioscience doctoral students andpostdoctoral researchers. It contains a wealth of information andresources specifically targeted at research bioscientists, withpractical strategies to enhance career success in an increasinglycompetitive job market. Advice on how to write a winning CVtogether with examples adapted for different jobs is presented, aswell as practical exercises to assist with skills analysis anddecision making. Profiles of PhD-qualified bioscienstists ina range of professions including academic research, industry,science communication, management



Research Training in the Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Research Sciences

Research Training in the Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Research Sciences
  • Author : National Research Council,Policy and Global Affairs,Board on Higher Education and Workforce,Committee to Study the National Needs for Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Research Personnel
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 28 February 2011
GET THIS BOOKResearch Training in the Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Research Sciences

Comprehensive research and a highly-trained workforce are essential for the improvement of health and health care both nationally and internationally. During the past 40 years the National Research Services Award (NRSA) Program has played a large role in training the workforce responsible for dramatic advances in the understanding of various diseases and new insights that have led to more effective and targeted therapies. In spite of this program, the difficulty obtaining jobs after the postdoc period has discouraged many domestic students


Biomedical Graduate School

Biomedical Graduate School
  • Author : David McKean,Ted Johnson
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release : 29 September 2009
GET THIS BOOKBiomedical Graduate School

"Biomedical Graduate School: A Planning Guide to the Admissions Process is an indispensable resource for college students aspiring to a PhD or MD-PhD. It helps students identify the structure of advanced degree programs and how these degrees can enhance their potential career options. The book discusses how students can optimize selection of academic courses, research experiences, and extracurricular activities during their undergraduate education to make them more competitive candidates for graduate and medical school programs. It guides students through the


Careers in Science and Engineering

Careers in Science and Engineering
  • Author : Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy,Institute of Medicine,Policy and Global Affairs,National Academy of Sciences,National Academy of Engineering
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 11 April 1996
GET THIS BOOKCareers in Science and Engineering

As science and technology advance, the needs of employers change, and these changes continually reshape the job market for scientists and engineers. Such shifts present challenges for students as they struggle to make well-informed education and career choices. Careers in Science and Engineering offers guidance to students on planning careers--particularly careers in nonacademic settings--and acquiring the education necessary to attain career goals. This booklet is designed for graduate science and engineering students currently in or soon to graduate from a


Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society
  • Author : Richard T. Schaefer
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 20 March 2008
GET THIS BOOKEncyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society

This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional