Jo VanEvery gives tips on prioritizing research tasks, planning a long-term program of research, developing a publication strategy, building a support network for research, and carving out time to do research in a busy, multi-focused position.
Carol Miles, director of Learning, Technologies and Teaching Support at Carleton University explains the challenges of implementing electronic and wireless devices in today’s university classroom.
Career adviser Carolyn Steele explains the role that CVs and resumés play in both academic and non-academic job searches.
Pierre Normand explains how the media works and gives tips on communicating effectively with journalists.
Four public servants — and former graduate students — who found careers in the federal public service through the Recruitment of Policy Leaders program share their experiences. Learn about how to follow in their footsteps and become immersed in the world of policy-making.
A panel of experts takes you through the process of submitting, editing, reviewing and publishing an article in a scholarly journal.
How can your graduate degree help you if you are interested in pursuing a career in the United Nations? David Ainsworth, program officer, outreach and major groups for the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity of the United Nations in Montreal provides some helpful hints.
How can blogging help academics disseminate their research, reach out to students, and connect with people far away from campus? Hear the answers to these questions and more from some of Canada’s premiere academic bloggers.
Publishing a book-length work remains the yardstick for tenure and promotion, and, increasingly, even for appointment within the academy. Learn how your book is marketed after it is published and what you can do to help the sales of your own work.
Career Corner at Congress 2009 Publishing Your Scholarly Book Publishing a book-length work remains the yardstick for tenure and promotion, and, increasingly, even for appointment within the academy. Learn how you can turn your research into a book published by a scholarly press in Canada. Presenters: Jonathan Crago and Susan McIntosh, McGill-Queen’s University Press and Emily […]
Career Corner at Congress 2008 Understanding the differences between a trade publisher and a scholarly press is key to determining where your book will flourish. Understand these two paths to publishing in this in depth CFHSS Congress 2008 Career Corner panel presentation. Panelists include: Lisa Quinn, Acquisitions editor, Wilfrid Laurier University PressPaula Brill, Promotion and […]
Career Corner at Congress 2008 Not sure how to prepare for the campus visit and academic interview? Negotiating an offer but don’t know how to talk about salary? This A-to-Z presentation from CFHSS Congress 2008’s Career Corner takes you from the job market to your first job. Presenter: Jan Nolan, director of faculty renewal and […]
Career Corner at Congress 2008 Getting your book published at a scholarly press is just half the battle. Learn how leading Canadian university presses work with authors to reach audiences in this Congress 2008 Career Corner presentation. Panelists include:Clare Hitchens, Publicist, Wilfrid Laurier University PressSusan McIntosh, Marketing Manager, McGill-Queen’s University PressDouglas Hildebrand, Sales and Marketing […]
Career Corner at Congress 2008 How do you target your CV to a particular institution? What are the elements of a strong resumé? This Congress 2008 Career Corner presentation contains detailed expert advice on how best to introduce yourself to academic and non-academic employers. Panelists include:Alexander Dick, Assistant Professor, English Department, UBCMarlene Delanghe, Career Adviser, Career Services, […]
Click the image below to watch York University communications professor Dalton Kehoe explain how video can be a powerful tool to connect with students in the lecture hall. Watch a demo! Watch this two-and-a-half minute excerpt from one of Dr. Kehoe’s lectures that shows how he incorporates video into both the lecture and online […]
Kevin Hutchings is a professor of English literature at University of Northern British Columbia, as well as a Canada Research Chair in Romantic Studies. He has also produced a CD of music set to the poetry of English poet William Blake (which you can listen to a sampling of here; and, read more about here). Watch, […]
Career Corner at Congress 2008 From careers in business and public service to university administration, this Congress 2008 Career Corner panel explores everything you ever wanted to know about non-academic careers for postgraduates but were afraid to ask. Panelists include:Denise Baker, Director, Sauder School of Business, UBCMarlene Delanghe, Career Adviser, Career Services, UBCDianne Tromba, Assistant […]
Career Corner at Congress 2008 Everything you need to know to get hired in the social sciences. From the four key ingredients to landing a top academic job, to the “three Ds” of social savvy for academics (and yes, dating is one of them), University of British Columbia sociology professor Sylvia Fuller offers honest advice to take […]
Career Corner at Congress 2008 Publishing 101 with the editors of three Canadian university presses Learn how to approach a publisher and why securing Aid to Scholarly Publications Program funding is a baseline for the publication of a scholarly work in Canada, in this comprehensive panel presentation featuring: Randy Schmidt, Editor, University of British Columbia […]