Good work if you can get it : how to succeed in academia /

"This is a short, punchy book about the real professional life of an academic. It provides hard data on what academic jobs are like and who gets them; on how to succeed in graduate school; on how to find time to write, teach, and have a personal life; and on what a person might do if academia d...

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Main Author: Brennan, Jason, 1979- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.
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