This new edition of How to Succeed in Academics provides up-to-date mentoring on all aspects of a successful academic career, particularly a career in the sciences. Linda L. McCabe and Edward R. B. McCabe bring decades of expertise and experience to such topics as marketing your ideas through posters, talks, manuscripts, and grant proposals; developing strategies for applying, interviewing, and negotiating for training programs and jobs; establishing professional networks and seeking leadership opportunities; improving your teaching, speaking, and writing skills; and setting goals and creating schedules to achieve them.
How to Succeed in Academics, 2nd edition
About the Book
Reviews“With great wisdom from personal experience and cumulative knowledge, the McCabes have now written the sina qua non of comprehensive guides to the complexities of an academic career. This book should be in the hands of every new faculty member and is poised to serve this next generation in fulfilling the excitement and richness of their careers.”—Jonathan D. Gitlin, MD, Vanderbilt University
"This monograph addresses the complex topic of career development in a fashion that is remarkably accessible to the student at almost any stage. The use of realistic and concise examples of common experiences will engage the reader on a personal level. The book should have a permanent place on the shelf of the mentor as well as the student."—George Lister, MD, Pediatrician-in-Chief, Children's Medical Center Dallas
“The 2nd edition of How to Succeed in Academics, a unique resource for the fellow and budding medical faculty, thoroughly demystifies the steps needed to succeed in academics. Besides its comprehensive coverage of issues related to faculty development, it comes replete with many relevant, real-life examples of critical decision-making. This book is just what the doctor-in-training ordered.”—B U.K. Li, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin