How to progress in your academic career

Advice for academics at every step of your career

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With its well-documented precarity and fierce competition, an academic career is beset with challenges throughout the ascent to rewards and opportunities. This collection of resources offers advice from faculty around the world for all steps of the journey and at all levels – from finding the right PhD supervisor to taking on leadership roles. Read how to craft an academic CV, tackle impostor syndrome, get funding, work in different countries, win that promotion, become a dean, thrive as a freelance researcher, use networks (online and in-person) and develop the soft skills that get you noticed.

Three cornerstones of a successful research career

Success in academia requires much more than topical expertise. Jackie Carter shares three vital areas of focus for building a research career

Jackie Carter

University of Manchester

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