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Do you have any questions for us? An interview for a faculty or research related position in a UK HE institution is never a piece of cake. You can be rest assured of at least an hour long or more, … Read More
So, I attended my first National Teachers and Advisers Conference this week at the University of Manchester (UOM). An enjoyable well organised day all round which is a real credit to the university staff and the team of student ambassadors, … Read More
When a major life chapter comes to an end we often find ourselves in a state of reflection. What went well? What would I do differently, if I had the chance? Ideally, we would soak up wisdom from those who … Read More
Earlier this year I had a coffee with a former mentor who was encouraging me to apply for a research post at his institution. During the conversation he expressed that now was the time to consider my future career prospects … Read More
There is plenty of advice out there for those undertaking PhDs, preparing for vivas, and publishing doctoral work – challenging tasks that push many to breaking point. But what happens in the months and years after one is ‘doctored’ is … Read More
You may have noticed: the professoriate is changing. As I’ve moved through different institutions in the US, Germany, and now Hong Kong, I have been observing, reading, and thinking about what recommendations to make to younger colleagues about their preparations … Read More