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By Professor Rebecca Boden, Professor Debbie Epstein, Jane Kenway

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It can also help you build your profile within and beyond the academic world. On the other hand, these activities can become a time-consuming distraction that prevents you from paying proper attention to the main parts of your job – research and teaching. So be selective. Choose well. Doing extensive consultancy/professional work can act as a kind of sink down which you pour endless amounts of work but all that happens is that it disappears into a black hole and can therefore often do little to enhance your academic reputation.

Although she had a good publication record and a PhD and did get interviews, she kept losing out to other people who had more teaching experience, but often less research experience. She made strenuous efforts, within her own institution, to build up her teaching experience and got herself certified by her country’s professional institute for teachers in higher education. With this experience and paper qualification under her belt, she succeeded in getting a mainstream permanent academic post at another university.

5. 6. like the Queen of England, who reputedly ends personal audiences by tinkling a small bell on a shelf under the table, summoning someone to take the visitor away! Being a teacher often involves some aspects of pastoral care. However, you should recognise your limitations in terms of time and skills. If students need a doctor or a therapist, suggest they go to one. Most universities have such services available. You can’t add parent/counsellor/doctor/financial adviser to your list of jobs. Develop a portfolio of teaching experience.

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