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Enhancing the postdoctoral experience for scientists and engineers : a guide for postdoctoral scholars, advisers, institutions, funding organizations, and disciplinary societies / Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine.

Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.)

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Washington, DC : National Academy Press, [2000]

Physical description

xxvi, 184 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm


Postdoctoral scholars in US institutions -- Features of the postdoctoral experience -- Rights, oppportunities, and responsibilities of the postdoc -- Postdoc and the adviser -- Postdoc and the institute -- Postdoc and the funding organization -- Postdoc and the disciplinart societies -- Principles, action points, and recommendations for enhancing the postdoctoral experience.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.


  • English

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  • 0309069963
  • 9780309069960

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