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Planning Your Research Career
Date: tbc
9.30 am - 1.00 pm

This short course provides early career researchers with an introduction to career planning in higher education. The topics explored will include:

  • Higher Education in the UK
  • The role of the researcher
  • Career progression in Higher Education
  • Understanding the key criteria of academic success

Writing Your Academic CV
Date: tbc
9.30 am - 1.00 pm

A half-day course that introduces early stage researchers to the fundamentals of “the most important document you may ever write”! The topics explored will include:

  • Your experience checklist
  • Tailoring your CV to the role (researcher, senior researcher, lecturer)
  • CV Design
  • Guidelines for an academic CV
  • CV critique

Preparing for Academic Interviews
Date: tbc
9.30 am - 1.00 pm

The half-day course is intended for researchers who may be applying for further research positions/lectureships. The topics explored will include:

  • Preparing for interviews
  • Handling interview questions
  • Practice interviews (a chance to hone your interview skills)

Research staff attending this course will be offered the opportunity to have a follow-up interview with an experienced senior academic, who will provide individual advice and feed-back.

Career Exploration for Researchers

Date: tbc
9.30 am - 1.00 pm

A half-day course exploring the transferability of the skills developed in research to other career options outside of universities. The topics explored will include:

  • Skills developed by research
  • Alternative careers
  • Career modelling: theory and practice
  • Dealing with employer perceptions of academic  researchers
  • Knowledge transfer partnerships

 

 

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