Palgrave Teaching and Learning

by Sally Brown (Series Editor)

Managing your academic career

The role of the academic working in universities today is a complex and demanding one and the advice we give here is designed to help new and established academics take a strategic approach to our own careers. This section contains advice on:

Beginning life as an academic

Undertaking initial training as a university teacher

Part-time, sessional and hourly paid teachers and graduate teaching assistants

Building your academic career

Getting yourself published

Appraisals and performance review

Reviewing learning in diverse settings

Researching your own teaching practice

Continuing professional development

Mentoring as CPD for academics

Observation of teaching

Getting the most from pedagogic workshops and conferences

Doing a PhD by Published Work