20 Jun '14

News Why is no value placed on teaching experience in UK universities?

It's time universities recognised the value of teaching experience instead of hiring based only on number of publicationsAfter having slogged for three or four years (or seven if, like me, you were part-time and juggling childcare) with sleepless nights and too much caffeine, you stumble towards PhD completion and apply for a temporary teaching contract. Perhaps you think this is a natural first step to a permanent post in academia, the proverbial "foot in the door"? Well, you'd be wrong. Continue reading...

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