Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Career management online course for PhD students and research staff

About the Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers online course, which is now open for bookings.

Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers is open for bookings. This is a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and is a collaboration between the University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, and University of Sheffield.

Target audience: open to research students and early career research staff at any institution in the UK and beyond.

Aims & content: It aims to support researchers to explore their career options and make career plans. 

Through a series of articles, videos, discussions, and reflective exercises, researchers will be encouraged to:

  • consider what they want out of a career;
  • to explore the academic career path and many other career options;
  • and to increase their confidence in job search and applications.

Start date & length: The course will start on 27th January 2020. It is a 4-week course, with around 3 hours study per week recommended.

How to sign up

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