Tag: academia

Slides for Becoming an Academic

Thank’s to everyone who came along to the second running of this Career Essential’s session, and great contributions and discussion!  If you are in FSE, keep an eye out for a full day workshop on Planning an Academic Career and Academic CVs (with lunch in the middle) coming to a location near you in March…

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Could you be one of a Hundred Young Talents at Guangdong University of Technology?

UPDATE: Although registration for the main Pathways event is now closed, if you would like to attend the Guangdong University of Technology presentation, please register online. The presentation is 12 noon in Room C9 of the Renold Building. On Thursday, June 4th at 12:00 pm as part of Pathways, Professors Bao Hong and Liu Yijun…

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Pathways: What we learnt

I love Pathways, our annual PhD careers options mega-event – and it turns out I’m not the only one. Here’s a great guest post from Chris Manley, Senior Careers Consultant at Warwick University who visited Pathways this year, gratefully reproduced from The Careers Blog at Warwick. Life after the PhD – by Chris Manley The…

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Finding a job for postgrads

“How to find a job” is a hot topic at the moment, with employers popping up all over campus and at careers events, so I’ve put my “Finding a job” talks for Masters and PhDs online. Even if you couldn’t make it to the talks in person, you can now see, and hear, what I…

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Postgrad talks, Autumn 2013

I’ve arranged a series of postgrad talks, taking place over the next few weeks. They’re open to all UoM postgrads, whichever school or faculty, so just come along. Unfortunately, central timetabling seem to be overwhelmed this year, so we don’t yet have rooms allocated – hoping this gets fixed before this Friday (4th October), when…

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e-Tutor vacancies – open to UoM PhDs

We’re currently recruiting PhDs to tutor on our undergraduate “Manchester Leadership Programme” (MLP) in the coming academic year. These vacancies are aimed at PhDs who already have some experience of teaching and assessing, preferably at university undergraduate level. If you have an interest in sustainability in its broadest sense, whether economic, environmental or social the…

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