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Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers [electronic resource] : A Guide for Postdoctoral Scholars, Advisors, Institutions, Funding Organizations, and Disciplinary Societies

Author/Creator:
Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy Staff.
Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy Staff Corporate Author
Publication:
Washington : National Academies Press, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (212 p.)
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Local subjects:
Graduate students in engineering -- United States. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Front Matter""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""A Note on Using This Guide""; ""Contents""; ""Figures, Tables, and Boxes""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Postdoctoral Scholars in US Institutions""; ""2 Features of the Postdoctoral Population""; ""3 Rights, Opportunities, and Responsibilities of the Postdoc""; ""4 The Postdoc and the Adviser""; ""5 The Postdoc and the Institution""; ""6 The Postdoc and the Funding Organization""; ""7 The Postdoc and the Disciplinary Societies""; ""8 Principles, Action Points, and Recommendations for Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience""
""Bibliography""""Appendixes""; ""Appendix A Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy: Member and Staff Biographical Information""; ""Appendix B Analysis of Quantitative Data on Postdocs""; ""Appendix C Results of Survey of Organizations with Postdoctoral Scholars""; ""Appendix D Summary of Workshop on Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience""; ""Appendix E Summary of Results from Institutional Focus Groups""
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Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Staff, National Academy of Sciences.
Staff, National Academy of Engineering.
National Academy of Engineering Staff Content Provider
National Academy of Sciences Staff Content Provider
ISBN:
0-309-50124-5