Professional development day for those on teaching-focused contracts

Friday, 8 May 2015 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
RGS, London, SW7 2AR

RGS presents an event for early- or mid-career academics employed in teaching-focused posts who are considering how to further develop their professional position. The event will enable you to meet colleagues from a range of institutions, share ideas and experiences and develop a personal action plan.

Provisional Agenda

The day will be co-convened by Professor Pauline Kneale (Plymouth University) and Dr Fiona Smyth (University of Manchester)

Sessions will include (please note these may be subject to change):

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Mapping the issues, what matters to me
  • Making and taking opportunities, being flexible in a fast moving world
  • Where do I want to be and when? - setting smart personal targets
  • Promotion within institutions, how to get to Associate Professor and Professor
  • Opportunities outside the academic sphere
  • Pulling plans together

Cost to attend: £20 (includes lunch)
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Rhianna Jarvis

Events & Training Officer

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