A Guide to the Scientific Career

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A concise, easy-to-read source of essential tips and skills for writing research papers and career management In order to be truly successful in the biomedical professions, one must have excellent communication skills and networking abilities. Of equal importance is the possession of sufficient clinical knowledge, as well as a proficiency in conducting research and writing scientific papers. This unique and important book provides medical students and residents with the most commonly encountered topics in the academic and professional lifestyle, teaching them all of the practical nuances that are often only learned through experience. Written by a team of experienced professionals to help guide younger researchers, A Guide to the Scientific Career: Virtues, Communication, Research and Academic Writing features ten sections composed of seventy-four chapters that cover: qualities of research scientists; career satisfaction and its determinants; publishing in academic medicine; assessing a researcher's scientific productivity and scholarly impact; manners in academics; communication skills; essence of collaborative research; dealing with manipulative people; writing and scientific misconduct: ethical and legal aspects; plagiarism; research regulations, proposals, grants, and practice; publication and resources; tips on writing every type of paper and report; and much more. * An easy-to-read source of essential tips and skills for scientific research * Emphasizes good communication skills, sound clinical judgment, knowledge of research methodology, and good writing skills * Offers comprehensive guidelines that address every aspect of the medical student/resident academic and professional lifestyle * Combines elements of a career-management guide and publication guide in one comprehensive reference source * Includes selected personal stories by great researchers, fascinating writers, inspiring mentors, and extraordinary clinicians/scientists A Guide to the Scientific Career: Virtues, Communication, Research and Academic Writing is an excellent interdisciplinary text that will appeal to all medical students and scientists who seek to improve their writing and communication skills in order to make the most of their chosen career.



Auteur

MOHAMMADALI M. SHOJA, MD, is a General Surgery Resident at the University of Illinois at Chicago Metropolitan Group Hospitals and a Research Scientist at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran. He holds positions on several editorial boards and is editor-in-chief of International Journal of the History and Philosophy of Medicine.

ANASTASIA ARYNCHYNA, MPH, CCRP, is the Clinical Research Manager in Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital of Alabama.

R. SHANE TUBBS, MS, PA-C, PhD, is Professor, Chief Science Officer and Vice President of the Seattle Science Foundation. Dr. Tubbs is on the editorial board of numerous journals and is the editor of the journal Clinical Anatomy. He has written extensively in the field of anatomy and is an editor for the 41st and 42nd editions of Gray's Anatomy.

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A concise, easy-to-read source of essential tips and skills for scientific career management, research and academic writing

In order to be truly successful as a researcher, one must have a clear perspective concerning one's career, a long-term vision and excellent communication skills and networking abilities. Of equal importance is the possession of basic and/or clinical science knowledge for those in the healthcare fields, as well as proficiency in designing novel research, conducting experiments and writing scientific papers. This unique and valuable book provides students, residents, novice researchers and faculty with discussions of the most commonly encountered topics in the academic and professional lifestyle, providing clear guidance in all of the practical nuances that are often only learned through experience. Those outside the healthcare and allied fields will also find certain chapters beneficial.

Written by a team of experienced professionals seeking to help guide younger researchers, A Guide to the Scientific Career: Virtues, Communication, Research, and Academic Writing features ten sections composed of seventy-four chapters that cover ways to foster creativity; emotional intelligence; learning charisma; personal branding; qualities of researchers; guidelines on academic publications; assessing scientific productivity and scholarly impact; manners in academics; communication skills; essence of collaborative research; writing and scientific misconduct; research regulations; drafting proposals and grants; tips on scientific writing, and much more. This essential work:

  • Guides personal and professional development
  • Provides an easy-to-read source of essential tips and skills for scientific research
  • Emphasizes good communication skills, knowledge of research methodology, and good writing skills
  • Offers comprehensive guidelines that address every aspect of the academic and professional lifestyle
  • Combines elements of a career management guide and publication guide in one comprehensive reference source

A Guide to the Scientific Career: Virtues, Communication, Research, and Academic Writing is an excellent interdisciplinary text that will appeal to all biology and medical students, basic and translational research graduate students and scientists who seek to realize their academic ambitions and to improve their research and communication skills in order to maximize their effectiveness in their chosen career.

Contenu

List of Contributors xxxiii

Preface xliii

Section I Successful Career 1

1 Defining and Re-Defining Success 3
Mohammadali M. Shoja, R. Shane Tubbs and Dan O'Brien

2 Qualities of Research Scientists: Personality and Leadership Attributes of Research Team Members 15
Fred Bertino and Mohammadali M. Shoja

3 Building a Personal Vision Statement 25
Genevieve Pinto Zipp

4 Creativity and Novel Hypotheses 29
Anthony V. D'Antoni

5 Confidence and Its Impact on Your Aspiring Career 33
Toral R. Patel

6 Career Satisfaction and Its Determinants 45
Nihal Apaydin

7 Spiritual Dimensions of Biomedical Research 55
Mariana Cuceu, Beatrice Gabriela Ioan, Marcel Cuceu, Kyle E. Karches,

8 Publishing in Academic Medicine: Does It Translate into a Successful Career? 63
Bradley K. Weiner, Paige Vargo and Joseph Fernandez

9 Assessing a Researcher's Scientific Productivity and Scholarly Impact 69
John Panaretos and Chrisovalantis Malesios

Section II Communication 81

10 Manners in Academics 83
R. Shane Tubbs

11 Emotional Intelligence: Its Place in Your Professional and Academic Careers 91
Sandra Buerger and Gernot Buerger

12 Communication Skills 97
Sandra Buerger

13 Learning Charisma 103
R. Shane Tubbs

14 Essence of Collaborative Research: Leadership, Engaging Others, and Cooperativeness 109
Rebecca Andall, Petru Matusz, Jerzy Gielecki and Marios Loukas

15 Personal Branding for Physicians and Researchers 113
Tracy E. Bunting-Early

16 Dealing with Manipulative People 123
George K. Simon

Section III Research Ethics 139

17 Honesty and Truth in Academic Research and Writing 141
Thomas F. Lüscher

18 Writing and Scientific Misconduct: Ethical and Legal Aspects 155
Marcoen J.T.F. Cabbolet

19 Plagiarism and How to Avoid It 163
Izet Masic

20 Conflicts of Interest: A Simple Explanation 179
Bradley K. Weiner, Leslie A. Duncan and Paige E. Vargo

21.Gender Differences in Medical Research Productivity
Peter F. Svider, Priyanka Shah, Adam J. Folbe, Jean Anderson Eloy

Section IV Research Regulations

22 Institutional Review Boards: General Regulations, Institutional Obligations, and Personal Responsibility
Anastasia A. Arynchyna, Sarah B. Putney, R. Peter Iafrate

23 International Research with Human Subjects
Sarah B. Putney

Section V Research Grants and Proposals

24 Grants and Funding Sources
Jamie Dow, Chevis Shannon

25 Essentials of Grant Writing and Proposal Development
Chevis N Shannon, Jamie Dow

Section VI Research Practice

26 Clinical Research Methods and Designs
Daxa M. Patel, Beverly C. Walters, James M. Markert

27 Retrospective Analysis from a Chart Review: a Step-by-Step Guide
Philipp Hendrix, Christoph J. Griessenauer

28 Designing, Planning, and Conducting Clinical Trials
Ramón Rodrigo, Juan Guillermo Gormaz, Matías Libuy, Daniel Hasson

29 Animal Models in Science and Research
Ray Greek

30 How to Identify a Timely and Relevant Topic for a Literature Review
Sanjay Patel, Jerzy Gielecki, Marios Loukas

31 The Structure and Conduct of a Narrative Literature Review
Marco Pautasso

32 A Guideline for Conducting Systematic Reviews
Paul Posadzki, Edzard Ernst

33 Clinical Mana...

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Détails sur le produit

Titre
A Guide to the Scientific Career
Sous-titre
Virtues, Communication, Research, and Academic Writing
Auteur
éditeur
EAN
9781118907269
Format
eBook (epub)
Producteur
Wiley-Blackwell
Genre
Généralités, lexiques
Parution
04.10.2019
Protection contre la copie numérique
Adobe DRM
Taille de fichier
8.15 MB
Nombre de pages
792
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