The New Academic: A Strategic Handbook

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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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The Author:

Professor Shelda Debowski