Monday, October 31, 2011

If you're contemplating a career in research...

A self-fulfilling prophecy: Building a successful career in health research / Simon Stewart

From the back cover: "... a fascinating insight into author Simon Stewart’s career as a health researcher. Using his unique-experiences as a basis, for the book, Stewart helps identify and overcome the many different obstacles of building an effective career framework.

The book breaks down the key to a successful career in health research, through a systematic analysis of how you can improve your curriculum vitae and positively influence external factors that will determine the eventual success of your career. PhD candidates and Post-Doctoral Fellows provide insights into how they have developed their own research careers, thus providing evidence that it is possible to achieve something substantive if you are able to think and judge your career in a critical manner."

Find it in the Library at R850.S76 2007