Looking after yourself: Lessons to be learned on entering academia

Edwina Adams, Patricia Logan, Doreen Rorrison, Graham Munro

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Abstract

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
EditorsElaine Duffy Elaine Duffy
Place of PublicationThe Netherlands
PublisherSense Publishers
Pages61-70
Number of pages10
Edition6
ISBN (Print)9789462093515
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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