Building your career: the do’s and don’t’s of the academic job hunt

A lecture by Dr Steve Joy, specialist careers adviser for PhDs and post-docs, Early Career blogger and former University of Cambridge careers service.

Taking a look at the reality of finding and being a good candidate for academic jobs. The objective is practical: to help you decide what you should invest your time and energy in. This lecture will give you a much-needed strategic overview, so that you can take charge of your own academic career development.

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