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Length: 1 day

When: 31 January 2020 (9:30 am to 4:30 pm; lunch provided)

Where: Lecture theatre 0G/074 (Lanyon Building)

Open to: priority will be given to MHLS postdocs (research fellows, senior research fellows, fellowship holders). Postdocs from other Faculties and other staff categories will also welcome if places are available.

Places: 20 (we expect a lot of interest for this course. A waiting list will be created so please inform us as soon as possible if you can't attend anymore)

Cost: Free; but represents a significant investment from the PDC and attendance is compulsory once registered

 

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All registrations are now for a place on the waiting list

Description:

This full day interactive course is designed to provide you with useful information to help you prepare for the next stage of your academic career. Is a lectureship the right thing for you? Can you make your academic career ambitions a reality? What is the application process like? How are the key skills recruiters are looking for in a lecturer? Where are the gaps in your CV? What can you do now to start filling in those missing areas?

Programme Objectives:

During this course, you will:
  • Discuss the academic career path
  • Look at current lectureship job descriptions to identify key skills
  • Identify your strengths and weaknesses for career promotion
  • Analyse senior academic CVs
  • Peer-review each other's CVs
  • Create an action plan to maximise the potential of your lectureship application

You will need to bring a paper copy of your CV to take part in this course

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Facilitator

Dr Karen Hinxman is a Consultant within the Postdoc and Fellows Development Centre at Imperial College London. She gained her PhD in Structural Biology from the University of York, before joining a research institute in Montreal, Canada. In 2011 she returned to the UK to take a postdoc position at the University of Warwick. Karen is passionate about helping postdocs reach their full potential and to achieve this, she provides a range of training and support to postdocs across Imperial College and is actively involved in the co-ordination of the Postdoc Reps Network.

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