Skill Sets for a Successful Career in Academia

Uzma Alam, Ph.D.
Skill Building
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To determine the skills that are most important for pursuing a career in academia, we first have to look at the centrifugal force which drives the academic industry. The force, which we all know is the cross road between grants, grants, grants and publishing, publishing, publishing sets up a cyclical relationship, namely grants get you the money to publish and publishing in turn gets you grant money. So, it is ...