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How To Guide Books

Written from experience, created for

Doctoral Students, Post-docs, and Young Academics

Our career guidebooks focus on actionable steps and examples designed to help you navigate the challenges of the job market and achieve your professional goals.  

Both informative and accessible, each book has helpful strategies and real-world advice.

 

These books offer a comprehensive and practical approach to career development to help you achieve your goals and succeed in Academia.

What Our Readers Have To Say

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"The SURVIVAL GUIDE for all young academics looking to start their career!"

Dr. Ayland L. | Post-doc 

National Institute Environmental

Health Services

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"After reading Finding the Best Faculty Job for You, I gained the knowledge not only to find and obtain the job I want but also to be able to negotiate my future salary strategically!!

 

Dr. Jorge G., Ph.D. 

Associate Medical Science Liaison

Books

book-Finding the best faculty job for you

Discover the "business" of Academia and learn how to get, do, and keep a faculty position in Academia. 

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With this guidebook, you will learn how to:

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  •  Write effective application documents in less time.

  •  Understand the hiring "black hole."

  •  Clarify their future in academia.

  • Find and apply for jobs.

  • Dress for interview success - without breaking the bank.

  • Ask insightful interview questions.

  • Plan your job talk.

  • Discover the Search Committee and Department Chair process as they move through the interview and hiring process.

  • Negotiate an offer and contract.

This book includes writing examples and guidelines for the seven (7) required application documents.

Book-Surviving your first 5  years as a faculty member

Remove the surprises and questions surrounding the critical first few years as a faculty member.  

In this book, you will learn how: 

  • To transition from being a newly hired Assistant Professor to a seasoned, promoted, and tenured Associate Professor.​

  • Improve your professional network.

  • Strengthen your teaching expertise.

  • Develop a robust research portfolio.

  • Increase external funding.

  • Manage service commitments.

  • Create a solid promotion and tenure packet

  • Navigate the politics of academia.

Discover how to prepare for promotion and tenure, navigate your early years, survive, and thrive in academia.

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