Building an Academic Career: Strategies & Pathways for Researchers
Today more people are choosing to do a PhD than ever before, but jobs within academia are not growing at the same rate. How then can you use your PhD and postdoctoral experience to maximise your chances of success? This session reviews current priorities in academic recruitment, as well as the opportunities available to early career researchers that can be used for strategic positioning in the academic job market.

Session objectives:

Consider typical career pathways in academia and the skills and attributes required for success.
Identify tools to evaluate your personal strengths and areas for improvement.
Explore strategies to optimise your position in this highly competitive sector.
Date: 12 January 2023, 11:00 (Thursday, 0th week, Hilary 2023)
Venue: Online
Speakers: Dr Rebecca Ehata (Oxford University Careers Service), Dr Chris Jeffs (Oxford University Careers Service)
Organising department: Careers Service
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Booking required?: Required
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Cost: n/a
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Fiona Sinclair