Introductory Overview: Establishing Personal Goals and Tracking Your Career.
Selecting a Training Environment: Choosing a Training Program, Training Institution, and Mentor.
Selecting a Position in Academia: Choosing a Department, Institution, and Mentor.
Selecting Grant Opportunities: Understanding the Organization of the NIH, Other Governmental Entities, and Private Foundations.
Writing a Grant: Selecting the Specific Aims, Preparing the Budget, and Developing the Research Proposal.
Grant Review: How Review Groups Work, Responding to the Reviewers' Feedback, and Preparing the Revised Application.
Preparation of Abstracts for Scientific Meetings.
Presentations at Scientific Meetings: Preparation of Effective Slides and Posters.
The 10-Minute Talk.
The 1-Hour Talk, Including the Job Application Seminar.
Selecting a Journal: Instructions for Authors, Recommending Reviewers, and Submitting the Manuscript.
How to Write Research Papers.
How to Write Review Articles and Chapters.
Preparing a Curriculum Vitae.
Summary: Gauging Success.