This seminar is about developing your scholarly skills and advancing your career prospects in the academia and in research institutions. It is specifically designed to gather information and discuss about finding a job in an international job market, surviving your first job interview, balancing family and academic work, developing your academic networks, rights and wrongs about conference presentations, applying for research grants, how to publish in academic journals and finding a publisher for your book. This seminar is suitable for advanced students who would like to pursue an academic career in a university or in a research institution.
SELECTED REQUIRED READING:
Germano, William (2001) Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.