Early Career Mentoring
Lecture topics if you'd like Jeff to speak to your group:
Attributes of successful researchers: A discussion of the traits of successful researchers going back to the early writings of William Beveridge in the 1950s.
Developing a research brand identity: Thoughts on how to enter into research where so many others are jockeying for position and ideas. How to get your ideas heard.
Communicating your work: Paper—and proposal writing hacks. This material covers of of Jeff's more popular writings in Science on the one-hour work day (with an Altmetric score of 1837) and his ideas on the top-down approach to paper writing. It also discusses some of the things he learned while working with the famed grant writer, Donn Forbes.
The academic job hunt: This discusses the factors to consider for applying to academic jobs, the academic job interview and negotiating one's first faculty position.
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Jeff's favorite quotes:
"Academic Happiness = reality - expectations."
"What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important."
"I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy."