When you are looking for an academic job it is hard to imagine that you could get one and be unhappy, even miserable. And yet, I've met unhappy academics. Sometimes you're just overwhelmed. It seems like there is so much to do that there will never be enough hours in the day to do it. You try, … [Read more...] about What’s <em>your</em> ideal academic job?
This post is the first in a series. Part 1 looks at doing sessional teaching for financial reasons. Part 2 considers sessional teaching to gain experience. Part 3 looks at what to do if you decide it's not worth it. The introduction is the same so you can start anywhere. As term time approaches, … [Read more...] about Make sure sessional teaching develops your skills