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Career Management

Developing an Academic Career in the Humanities/Social Sciences

1/2 day

This workshop provides an introduction to academic careers. It will discuss the changing nature of the HE landscape and the impact this has on recruitment. You will find out about the range of academic career pathways available and learn about the differences between them. Practical exercises will get you thinking about what type of role would be of interest to you and the things you need to be doing now to prepare yourself.

Through attendance you will:

  • increase your understanding of the nature of an academic career;
  • be aware of the main factors for choosing the appropriate academic job;
  • gain insight into the skills, knowledge and experience required for different types of academic post;
  • start planning for the type of role(s) you are interested in.

You may be interested in the related sessions on Applying for Academic Jobs (Humanities/Social Sciences), and Academic Careers in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

24 February 2015

Room 1.01a/b, Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ
13:30 - 17:00

PLEASE NOTE: Places on this workshop are open to staff members on a Research only contract, other staff groups are welcome to apply for a place and will be entered onto a reserve list, in the event of a place becoming vacant a week prior to the session commencing staff members will be offered a place.

Provider: UGC
Target Audience: RS & PGR