Academic careers in Higher Education Panel Session - Webinar (Faculty of Arts & Faculty of Social Sciences)
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy 

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

Process: Webinar - Presentations from the panel members followed by a Q&A session


An opportunity to listen to a panel of academic staff talk about how they have developed their careers, and to answer your questions on all elements of how to get your first job, how to progress, and what the day-to-day work is like. 

Aims/ Objectives:

This session will help you:

  1. understand the nature of working as an academic in HE in the UK
  2. understand the steps you will need to take now in order to maximise your chances of entering the sector

By the end of the session you will:

  1. have an understanding of possible modes of entry into academia
  2. know what your next step should be if you are considering working in this sector
  3. have had the opportunity to ask questions of professionals working in the sector

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 on 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 20211:00pm - 2:30pm7