Looking after yourself: Lessons to be learned on entering academia

Edwina Adams, Patricia Logan, Doreen Rorrison, Graham Munro

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter


The development of a career as an academic can be a very rewarding experience, but many entering this career are unprepared for what the role actually entails. This lack of preparedness can bring unnecessary stress to new academics, delaying achievement of their career goals. In this chapter we aim to help reduce this unpreparedness by highlighting some common difficulties experienced by new academics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEducating Health Professionals
Subtitle of host publicationBecoming a University Teacher
EditorsStephen Loftus, Tania Gerzina, Joy Higgs, Megan Smith, Elaine Duffy
Place of PublicationThe Netherlands
PublisherSense Publishers
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9789462093515
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NamePractice, Education, Work and Society
PublisherSense Publishers


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