Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Recommended Reading for Postdocs


Career Development Books

  • A Mentor's Companion by Larry Ambrose
  • A Ph.D. Is Not Enough! by Peter J. Feibelman
  • Academic Scientists at Work-Navigating the Biomedical Research Career by Jeremy M. Boss and Susan H. Eckert
  • Alternative Careers in Science: Leaving the Ivory Tower edited by Cynthia Robbins-Roth
  • At the Helm-A Laboratory Navigator by Kathy Barker
  • Attracting Ph.D.s to K-12 Education by National Research Council
  • Bridges to Independence-Fostering the Independence of New Investigators in Biomedical Research by National Research Council of the National Academies
  • Building a Successful Career by Phil Doe
  • Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers by the Committee of Science, Engineering, and Public Policy
  • Getting What You Came For: The Smart Student's Guide to Earning a Master's or Ph.D. by Robert L. Peters
  • Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write an Effective NIH Grant Application by Otto O. Yang
  • Guide to Nontraditional Careers in Science by Karen Young Kreeger