Insight into Academia
A series of informal lunchtime seminars provided by the Careers Service which explore opportunities for an academic career within and beyond the UK, important decisions along the way, and what it takes to thrive as an academic.
This series of seminars is provided by the Careers Service and will explore a variety of pathways into academia. The seminars in Trinity Term 2016 will be: (please scroll down to see details about exact times, venue and how to book.)
Week 2, Tuesday 3rd May: Pathways to Academia
Are you considering an academic career? In this seminar we will look at:
- Typical academic career trajectories and recent developments
- Current trends in employment across sectors
- What makes the difference between 'great academics' and those who struggle
- Key decisions to make
- How to maximise your chances of success
Week 5, Tuesday 24th May: Myths and Realities
- Trends in the international academic job market
- Effective job-search strategies
- Gaining international experience and how to leverage this in your academic applications
- Managing uncertainty while building for the future
DPhil students and research staff
number of places
Date / Time
13.00 - 14.00 on Tuesday of weeks 2, 5 and 7. (3rd May, 24th May, 7th June.)
Lunch will not be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.
Career Lounge at the University Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road.
The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) provides a framework for planning and supporting the personal, professional and career development of graduate students and research staff. See the the following for more details:
The Researcher Training Tool (click on Researcher Development)
Vitae (Vitae is a national organisation dedicated to realising the potential of researchers through supporting their professional and career development.)
All welcome and no need to book. NB lunch will not be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.
Queries about the seminars should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org)