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Get Funded: An Insider's Guide to Building An Academic Research Program
Cambridge | English | 2017 | ISBN-10: 1107068320 | 290 pages | PDF | 2.02 mb
by Robert J. Trew (Author)
Learn all the basic principles involved in initiating an academic career and building an externally funded academic research program with this practical guide. Based on the author's extensive experience as a government funding agency director and successful academic, it provides step-by-step advice on how to identify an appropriate funding agency and program manager, how to present your research in a concise and effective manner, and, ultimately, how to obtain your first research grant. It explains the faculty recruitment process in detail and outlines the key timelines associated with being on the tenure track. Providing a unique insight into research funding agency operation and expectations, this is the 'go to' guide for new faculty members in engineering, the sciences, and mathematics looking to gain a head start in their academic careers.
About the Author
Robert J. Trew is the Lancaster Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University (NCSU). He has previously served as the ECE Department Head at NCSU, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, as the Director of the ECCS Division of the National Science Foundation, and as the Director of Research for the US Department of Defense. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
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