This handbook gives a comprehensive overview of academic work, from the starting point of seeking employment to moving into leadership roles. In today's competitive academic environment, you need to be able to operate strategically as a teacher, researcher and leader to establish yourself and progress. This book shows you how to take ownership of your career, build a strong support base and integrate regular evaluative and reflective practices to monitor the success of your career strategy.
Machine generated contents note: Section 1 Getting started as an academic
2.Academic work in a competitive and globalized sector
4.Getting started in a new academic role
5.Successful approaches to mentorship and sponsorship
Section 2 Making a difference as an effective teacher
6.The changing context of higher education learning and teaching
7.Key principles for achieving quality learning
8.Applying the principles in practice
9.Managing your teaching role: practical tips and strategies
10.Scholarship and research of learning and teaching
Section 3 Building an effective research track record
11.What makes a successful researcher?
14.Supervising research students
15.Research project management
Section 4 Effective engagement
16.The engaged academic
17.External engagement and relationship management
Contents note continued: Section 5 Strategic advancement in academic settings
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