Beyond Graduate School

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CSE 501: Graduate Studies in Computer Science, Directory of Documents

Read this first!
Johnston, Matt (2014), "Here's Exactly What a Hiring Manager Scans for When Reviewing Resumes", Business Insider (30 October).

Be sure to read "Lion's Watch Repair Business" (a parable)!

  1. "Assembling Your Application Materials"

  2. Bekey, George A. (1988?), "The Assistant Professor's Guide to the Galaxy, or How to Survive and Succeed in Academia"

  3. Lehman, David (1989), "With Tenure"

  4. Trumbo, B.E., & Walker, Russell (1990), "Applying for NSF Support: Advice for Young Researchers", Notices of the American Mathematical Society 37(7; September): 838-843.

  5. Graham, Paul (2006), "How to Do What You Love".

  6. Johnson, Susan R. (2006), "Code O: How to Recover from Overwhelm".

  7. Kane, Suzanne Amador; & Laws, Kenneth (2006), "Hunting for Jobs at Liberal Arts Colleges" Physics Today 59(11) (November): 38-42.

  8. Neumann, Anna; Terosky, Aimee LaPointe; & Schell, Julie (2006), "The Balancing Act", from the chapter "Agents of Learning, Strategies for Assuming Agency, for Learning, in Tenured Faculty Careers", in Susan J. Bracken, Jeanie K. Allen, & Diane R. Dean (eds.), Gendered Perspectives in Faculty Roles and Work Lives (Sterling, VA: Stylus).

  9. McKinney, Mary, "Becoming a successful academic takes more than intelligence."

  10. McKinney, Mary (2005), "Collegiality: The Tenure Track's Pandora's Box"

  11. Gray, Paul, & Drew, David E. (2008), "What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate School", Chronicle of Higher Education (25 April): A40.

  12. Jaschik, Scott (2008), "Double Dipping in Conference Papers", Inside Higher Ed (20 May).

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