Get a PhD—but leave academia as soon as you graduate - Quartz Enrolling in a PhD program is, from an economic perspective, a terrible decision. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it. Just don’t let it ruin your life. Here’s how that could happen: After nearly 10 years in graduate school and substantial debt, you still end up a part-time or adjunct professor (and still in debt). According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, these jobs make up 76% of the academic labor force, pay less than $3,000 a class, and lack benefits and job security. Here’s how to avoid that predicament: Contrary to what they tell you in graduate school, the world outside the ivory tower isn’t so bad. Starting a doctorate Starting a doctorate can seem daunting, but with a bit of organisation, it can be a smooth experience. The Vitae Researcher Development Framework Getting started in research lens is a useful resource to help you keep track of the competencies you should be developing at this stage of your research career. Doctoral researchers have repeatedly quoted enthusiasm for their topic and confidence as being crucial during the getting started stage. In this section, you will find information on a range of topics relevant to those in the early stages of their doctorate. Go directly to: Induction to your department
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Further Study - Choosing your Career - Students - Careers Service Some useful resources For the vast majority of postgraduate courses and research programmes there is no centralised application system; you simply apply direct to the institution concerned. In most cases, there will be no fixed closing date, but you need to check this with the institution. Generally speaking, it is advisable to apply nine to twelve months before the intended starting date, especially as this may improve your chances of obtaining funding. Postgraduate courses | Postgrad.com These databases lists courses and research opportunities by subject area and also include information on funding sources Transition Q & A: Sarah-Louise Quinnell Transition Q & A: Sarah-Louise Quinnell Posted on February 6, 2014 by Jennifer Polk Sarah-Louise Quinnell earned her PhD in geography from King’s College London. She’s now the learning and development manager for the online tutoring service Mactrac, which is part of Macmillan Digital Education. Find Sarah online at her website, SarahLouQ.co.uk, and follow her @sarahthesheepu.
Scholarly Communication Scholarly communication can be defined as “the system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality, disseminated to the scholarly community, and preserved for future use. The system includes both formal means of communication, such as publication in peer-reviewed journals, and informal channels, such as electronic listservs.” In an environment that is increasingly global, the ARL Scholarly Communication program encourages the advancement of effective, extensible, sustainable, and economically viable models of scholarly communication that provide barrier-free access to quality information. ARL also encourages initiatives for new modes of scholarship that demonstrate promise for the future. The program currently has the following components: Below are links to information and resources on key topics in scholarly communication.
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