As a Ph.D. student you will have to deal with many issues:
Pre-lims and Dissertation;
Professors and Committee Members;
Competitive... More > classmates;
Conferences and Presentations
and much more. All while attempting to have healthy relationships and a balanced life.
You need the proper mindset to confront these issues so you can come out on top. Dr. Akil has flourished in this environment and provides much needed advice to help you in your quest for the Ph.D. His tips and strategies will save you time and will help put you ahead of the pack.< Less
Dr. Craig Winstead offers real-world guidance to PhD graduates and doctoral candidates pursuing tenure track employment at a college or university. This book is also useful to the adjunct job seeker... More > or current adjunct instructor in the transition from temporary to full-time faculty status.< Less
Dr. Craig Winstead offers real-world guidance to PhD graduates and doctoral candidates pursuing tenure track employment at a college or university. This eBook is also useful to the adjunct job seeker... More > or current adjunct instructor in the transition from temporary to full-time faculty status.
“You’ve Got Your PhD: Now What?” is based on the real-world experience of obtaining my PhD, searching for a full-time professor position while working as an adjunct, and landing my first tenure-track appointment at a university within nine months of earning my PhD. After reading numerous books, websites, blogs, and every other source that I could absorb regarding the academic job search, I developed specific skills and search strategies that I reveal in this book that any PhD working in the social sciences (and most other disciplines for that matter) can apply to his or her job search.
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The book describes the basic guidance to conduct research in 60 minutes. The readers will find 40 short articles with their corresponding comics in this book. The first 20 articles are of interest to... More > those who have not started a PhD. The next 20 articles are suitable for deepening the understanding of PhD students. These articles are arranged in a progressive flow leading a student to PhD completion in the end. The content is based on the author’s interpretation of research, and aims to provide the guidance for the young researcher to develop the generic research skills. He suggests to the young researcher establishing good communication with supervisors in order to make opportunities grow. A humble attitude is important in conducting research. It helps students create and contribute new knowledge to the research community in a constructive way, and slowly gain the recognition from the community through peer-review process. Graduation on time is the utmost recognition in PhD.< Less
In this short book Dr. Inger Mewburn, founder and editor of The Thesis Whisperer blog, shares her secrets for becoming a more productive researcher and writer. Inger finished her award-winning PhD in... More > three years - despite having a small child, husband and demanding academic job. This book is a selection of her blog posts on thesis writing, which have been re-edited and expanded. This book introduces you to Inger's most important success strategies for getting your PhD finished and acts a companion to The Thesis Whisperer blog.< Less