Navigating Academia A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty

Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty explores the infrastructure of the academy and provides a systematic account of where and why women and minorities fall behind men in the preparation for and development of their academic careers. This book offers useful strategies for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women and minorities. Chapters include testimonials from faculty and administrators about how they made their ascent within the academy. Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty also discusses how to modify and expand faculty recruiting programs, how to diversify search committees, how to encourage intervention by deans, and how to assess past hiring efforts. This guide is an important resource for women and minorities seeking success in the academy as well as for administrators focused on faculty and professional development. Outlines barriers and challenges that this population is confronted with and provides several solutions and approaches for combating these issues. Includes insightful testimonials from contributors at various stages in their academic careers. Identifies critical success paths of a Professional Support Network (PSN) and pinpoints what components of the PSN are needed and how to acquire them.

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  • Author : Pauline Mosley
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 216 pages
  • ISBN : 0128019956
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty

Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty
  • Author : Pauline Mosley,S. Keith Hargrove
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 December 2014
GET THIS BOOKNavigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty

Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty explores the infrastructure of the academy and provides a systematic account of where and why women and minorities fall behind men in the preparation for and development of their academic careers. This book offers useful strategies for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women and minorities. Chapters include testimonials from faculty and administrators about how they made their ascent within the academy. Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty

Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD Students, Postdocs, and New Faculty

Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD Students, Postdocs, and New Faculty
  • Author : Jeffrey J. McDonnell
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 December 2019
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Demystifies the academic career path with practical advice With the number of people being awarded PhDs growing far more rapidly than the supply of academic jobs, those at an early-career stage must think strategically in order to be competitive and successful. Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD students, Post docs, and New Faculty is a concise and conversational manual that guides readers through starting their academic journey, surviving the demands of their first academic position, and thriving

A Guide to Surviving a Career in Academia

A Guide to Surviving a Career in Academia
  • Author : Emily Lenning,Sara Brightman,Susan Caringella
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2010
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Navigating an academic career is a complex process – to be successful requires mastering several 'rites of passage.' This comprehensive guide takes academics at all stages of their career through a journey, beginning at graduate school and ending with retirement. A Guide to Surviving a Career in Academia is written from a feminist perspective, and draws on the information offered in workshops conducted at national meetings like the American Society of Criminology and the Society for the Study of Social

Behind the Academic Curtain

Behind the Academic Curtain
  • Author : Frank F. Furstenberg
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 23 September 2013
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More people than ever are going to graduate school to seek a PhD these days. When they get there, they discover a bewildering environment: a rapid immersion in their discipline, a keen competition for resources, and uncertain options for their future, whether inside or outside of academia. Life with a PhD can begin to resemble an unsolvable maze. In Behind the Academic Curtain, Frank F. Furstenberg offers a clear and user-friendly map to this maze. Drawing on decades of experience

Navigating Academic Life

Navigating Academic Life
  • Author : Steven M. Cahn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 December 2020
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This engaging collection of recent essays reveals how a professorial career involves not only pursuit of a scholarly discipline but also such unwelcome features as the tribulations of graduate school, the trials of teaching, and the tensions that develop from membership in a department. The author, who enjoyed a distinguished career as a professor of philosophy and senior university administrator, draws on his extensive experience to offer candid advice about handling the frustrations of academic life. Combining philosophical principles, practical

Navigating Academic Life

Navigating Academic Life
  • Author : Steven M. Cahn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 December 2020
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This engaging collection of recent essays reveals how a professorial career involves not only pursuit of a scholarly discipline but also such unwelcome features as the tribulations of graduate school, the trials of teaching, and the tensions that develop from membership in a department. The author, who enjoyed a distinguished career as a professor of philosophy and senior university administrator, draws on his extensive experience to offer candid advice about handling the frustrations of academic life. Combining philosophical principles, practical

The Professor Is In

The Professor Is In
  • Author : Karen Kelsky
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 04 August 2015
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The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post-docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D. into their ideal job Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their Ph.D. And each year only a small percentage of them will land a job that justifies and rewards their investment. For every comfortably tenured professor or well-paid former academic, there are countless underpaid and

Academia and the World Beyond

Academia and the World Beyond
  • Author : Christopher R. Madan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 July 2022
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A common question posed to PhD students from friends and family is, “What will you do after?” But many students are too focused on the PhD itself and have not yet had a chance to sufficiently think about post-PhD life. This book is a collection of 22 interviews with those have completed a PhD and then are now in an academic position or another career path. In either case, they have all been successful and have a multitude of insights to

Navigating and Managing an Academic Library

Navigating and Managing an Academic Library
  • Author : Judith Mavodza
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 07 March 2022
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This book is unique in concisely addressing the impact of new and enhanced approaches to library service, encompassing topics such as Information Literacy skills acquisition, inclusive of non-Western environments, artificial intelligence in academic libraries, research data management, and confronting the concept of VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) as mentioned by the Research Planning and Review Committee of ACRL (2020).

The Parent Compass

The Parent Compass
  • Author : Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick,Jenn Bowie Curtis
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release : 20 September 2020
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Bragging rights and bumper stickers are some of the social forces fueling today’s parenting behavior—and, as a result, even well-intentioned parents are behaving badly. Many parents don’t know how best to support their teens, especially when everyone around them seems to be frantically tutoring, managing, and helicoptering. The Parent Compass provides guidance on what parents’ roles should be in supporting their teens’ mental health as they traverse the maze of the adolescent years. For anyone daunted by

Women Negotiating Life in the Academy

Women Negotiating Life in the Academy
  • Author : Sarah Elaine Eaton,Amy Burns
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 23 March 2020
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This book offers a new perspective on how Canadian women in the academy are re-conceptualizing and reconsidering their position as professionals. It examines central challenges associated with the lives of women scholars and higher education professionals, including their professional identity, institutional expectations, lessons learned throughout their career experiences in higher education, and navigating between multiple roles. In turn, the book highlights the importance of both formal and informal networks of support. Each contributing author presents authentic examples from her lived

Critical Reflections and Politics on Advancing Women in the Academy

Critical Reflections and Politics on Advancing Women in the Academy
  • Author : Moeke-Pickering, Taima,Cote-Meek, Sheila,Pegoraro, Ann
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 17 April 2020
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Women in the Academy are raising issues of pay parity, equal representation on committees, increased leadership positions, stories of resilience, and mentorship espousing changes at all levels including teaching, research, and administration. These strategies demand interrogation, and larger questions are being asked about the place of women empowerment worldviews in the dominant intellectual traditions of the Academy. Further, the trend to make changes requires an exploration of new transformational approaches that draw on critical theory to resist discrimination, sexism, and

Navigating the Path to Industry

Navigating the Path to Industry
  • Author : M. R. Nelson
  • Publisher : Annorlunda Books, Incorporated
  • Release : 08 October 2014
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Finding a job is hard. Running a non-academic job search when all of your previous experience is in academia is even harder. This book won't make it easy (unfortunately, nothing can do that), but it will help you learn to run a successful job search and avoid common pitfalls. It provides a hiring manager's advice on networking, conducting informational interviews, converting your curriculum vitae into a resume, writing a cover letter, interviewing, and maintaining your self-confidence throughout the job search

English in Today's Research World

English in Today's Research World
  • Author : John M. Swales,Christine Feak
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press ELT
  • Release : 01 October 2011
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This book bundle includes the four volumes in the revised and expanded editions of English in Today's Research World. The bundle is ideal for libraries and teacher resource centers. The book bundle packages together these 4 volumes: Volume 1, Abstracts and the Writing of Abstracts; Volume 2, Telling a Research Story: Writing a Literature Review; Volume 3, Creating Contexts: Writing Introductions across Genres; and Volume 4, Navigating Academia: Writing Supporting Genres.