Academic Case Studies

Early Career Fellow

Deborah Toner is in the final stages of finishing her PhD and wants to go into university lecturing. Below she describes her academic journey from student to jobseeker and explains how she manages to remain positive in the face of stiff...

Senior Lecturer in Sports and Exercise

Dr Gary Brickley combines a busy job as a Senior Lecturer within the University of Brighton.s popular and successful Sports and Exercise Department with an exciting role training Great Britain.s Paralympic cycling team. At the Beijing...

Associate Lecturer in History

I'm a recently retired lecturer. I have just finished work at Liverpool Hope University. I am currently an Associate Lecturer in History at MMU and also a visiting lecturer at Chester University.

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Dr Susan Speer is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Manchester.s School of Psychological Sciences. As well as teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, Susan.s research interests focus on gender identity and...

Career Development Fellow

Dr Nik Morton is a Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, who last year established his own laboratory, Molecular Metabolism at the University of Edinburgh Centre for Cardiovascular Science. His research is of interest to many people:...

Lecturer in Renaissance Literature & Culture

Dr Jerome de Groot is a lecturer in Renaissance Literature and Culture at Manchester University in the English and American Studies department, based in the school of Arts, Histories and Cultures within the Humanities Faculty.

Lecturer in the Equine Department

Brendas interesting job combines her lifelong love of horses with her desire to communicate her extensive equine knowledge to others. Her students progress on to a range of exciting careers, including riding instructing, lecturing, jobs...

Lecturer in Culinary Arts

Michael Coaker is a lecturer in Culinary Arts at the London School of Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure at Thames Valley University in Ealing. He is part of a close-knit team of 20 chef/lecturers.

Head of Wine Department at Plumpton College

Chris Foss's passion for wine led to a job he loves. He runs the Wine Department at Plumpton College in Sussex, and teaches on their undergraduate courses. Read all about Chris's job, including his tips for motivating staff, the skills...

Craft Portfolio Leader

Chris Green is a lecturer and manager at Buckinghamshire New University and is based in the School of Design & Craft within the Faculty of Creativity & Culture. He is course leader for various undergraduate craft programmes and also has...

Head of Junior Department

Case Study of a Head of Junior Department

Course Leader

Dr. Campbell Norman-Smith is course leader for the MA in Furniture Conservation, Restoration and Decorative Arts at Buckinghamshire New University. He also teaches on the BA degree of the same title. The fortunate students benefit from...

Head of Wine Department

Chris Foss's passion for wine led to a job he loves. He runs the Wine Department at Plumpton College in Sussex, and teaches on their undergraduate courses. Read all about Chris's job, including his tips for motivating staff, the skills...

College Principal

Case study of an intellectually inquisitive college principal.

Lecturer

Case Study by a lecturer.

Graduate School Skills Manager

Case study of skills manager at a Graduate School.

EAP Lecturer

Case study of an Academic English teacher working in Thailand.

University Lecturer

Case study of a lecturer who offers some practical advice and a real insight into day to day lecturing.

Contract Researcher

Former teacher turned researcher Claire Brown describes her role.

Professor and Head of Marketing

Case study from a Professor and Head of Marketing Unit at a University in Malaysia

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