Toolkit/resources for early career academics

We have included here the resources we think are most appropriate to people who are contemplating or planning academic careers, or who are in the first stages of working in academia.


Academic practice handout

Click below to access an online version of a leaflet produced by the CETL for aspiring academics, summarising the key issues surrounding academic practice.

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ImageProgress log handout

Click below for a sample of the kinds of tools which have been developed on the basis of the CETL’s research findings in order to support early career academics.

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Research Supervision website

Click below to access the Oxford Learning Institute’s Research Supervision website; a convenient resource for supervisors and other audiences, developed following discussions with Directors of Graduate Studies and supervisors about the developmental needs created by the changing context of doctoral education at Oxford.

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Apprise – CETL website for early career academics

ImageClick below for the Apprise website, developed from the results of research projects, funded by the CETL and carried out via the Centre’s Network of research-intensive universities. The research outputs have been remodeled as resources intended to be helpful for doctoral students.

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Careers mentoring programme

A report on the CETL’s academic career mentoring scheme, developed to enhance provision for doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers at Oxford to learn from experienced alumni at other institutions.

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ImageOxford Divisional websites

Direct links to each University of Oxford Division’s own webpage.

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Other useful websites

Links to organisations with useful resources for Early Career Academics.

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