The Research Trainee Career Support Center provides you with articles and resources that will assist you as you contemplate your move into a non-trainee, professional career track.
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This brief article from The Chronicle of Higher Education examines multiple skillsets that may prime you for a leap into non-academic/non-industrial career paths.
Increasingly, academic departments are asking job candidates to include a teaching philosophy as part of their application. How important are these statements in the hiring process? When are they a deciding factor and when should you focus on other parts of the application instead?
These publications provide a wide-range of career advice covering professional and personal aspects of having a successful scientific career.
Increasingly, applicants for faculty positions are being asked to write a teaching philosophy. What do hiring committees look for in a teaching philosophy? How does one avoid making a costly error?
Yiran Guo, Ph.D.
Kosuke Izumi, M.D., Ph.D.
Wulan Deng, Ph.D.
These exceptional CHOP researchers were nominated by their mentors to receive this prestigious award, presented to them by Dr. Philip Johnson at the 2013 CHOP Research Poster Day. Read more...