Author : D. Royce Sadler, Royce Sadler
Description:'This book provides the career mentor most of us never had--knowledgeable, consistently supportive and strategic.' Professor Graham Gibbs, Centre for Higher Education Practice, Open University, UK'If you want to make a name for yourself you need to plan your career, and this book will help you do that.' Sir Gustav Nossal'refreshingly personal style sound advice is a hallmark of this book.' Owen Hicks, President, Higher Education Research and Development Society of AustralasiaThe academic world is changing faster than ever before--job stability is a thing of the past and career paths are less certain. Whether you've just started working in higher education or are mid-career, Managing Your Academic Careeroffers you insights and proven strategies for success.This is the sort of information that most academics wish they had known years earlier, including:* how to establish networks* how to assess your prospects for promotion* how to climb out of a teaching rut* how to develop a theme for your journal publications* how to convert your thesis into a bookRelevant across disciplines from science to sociology, this practical advice will help you to avoid pitfalls and frustrations and take charge of your future. D. Royce Sadler has drawn upon the many questions asked of him in over 30 years to write this book. He has had extensive experience in running career and professional development programs for academics and is currently Professor of Education at Griffith University.