Academic Careers - A Focus on CVs and Covering Letters - Webinar (Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences)
Duration 45 minutes
Team Researcher Academy
This course is run by the Researcher Academy

Target Audience: Open to researchers in the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences only

Process: Webinar - Presentations from tutor followed by a Q&A session


Following on from the Academic Careers in Higher Education panel session, late stage Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Social Sciences students will be able to use this session to focus on enhancing their ability to make competitive applications for their first posts in academia.

This workshop will concentrate on CVs and cover letters with input from Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser for Postgraduate Researchers. She will offer tips and advice on making an effective and interesting application as well as insights into the things that can irritate recruiters when they are shortlisting. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions about applying for academic jobs in the arts and humanities.

This will be followed by Academic careers: a focus on interviews (Faculty of Arts).

Aims: To develop understanding and confidence in preparing effective written applications

Booking Conditions 

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded.   


Webinar Access Instructions 

This session may be recorded. If a recording is kept of the session, then please note, that it may be made available to the wider University of Nottingham researcher community.

This is an online session within Microsoft Teams. On the day of the session please use the link in this email to join the meeting. Please do not click the link in this email until the day of the session.

You will need a headset or speakers for the webinar and we recommend that you join 10 minutes before the webinar is due to start so that you can test them.

Please mute your microphone, switch off your webcam and open the chat box function as you join the Teams meeting. Any questions can be asked via the chat box. 


LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
Online Course17 June 202117 June 20213:00pm - 3:45pm8