The New Academic: A Strategic Handbook
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. The book:
- Explains the broader higher education context and the way academics are assessed and evaluated
- Explores the key support strategies that can be accessed, including mentors and sponsors
- Includes practical checklists and tips on academic practices, including grant seeking, publishing, teaching, networking and managing research projects
- Examines critical issues such as dealing with difficult academic cultures and bullying.
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Debowski, S. (2012). The new academic: A strategic handbook. Maidenhead, Berkshire: Open University Press.