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Reader (HE)

Readers teach students at higher education institutions. Teaching usually takes place between 9am and 6pm although some Readers are also required to teach in the evenings. Readers divide them time between classroom hours and preparing...

Professor (HE in the UK)

Professors teach students aged 18+ at higher education institutions. Teaching usually takes place between 9am and 6pm although some Professors are also required to teach in the evenings. Professors divide their time between classroom...

Professor (US)

Professors in the United States teach students at public and private colleges. Teaching usually takes place during the day between 9am and 6pm although some professors are also required to teach in the evenings. Increasingly, they are...

Principal Lecturer (HE)

Principal Lecturers teach students at higher education institutions. Teaching usually takes place during the day between 9am and 6pm although some lecturers are also required to teach in the evenings. Principal lecturers divide their...

Primary School Teacher

Primary school teachers have a variety of duties beyond just teaching and lesson planning. It is a varied role that can be incredibly rewarding.

Postgraduate Researcher (HE)

Postgraduate researchers work in a wide range of fields in the humanities, sciences and social sciences, although the science subjects use by far the greatest number of researchers. They are usually based in one or more university...

Postgraduate Admissions Officer

The purpose of the postgraduate admissions office is to deal with applications onto PG courses offered by the university. It acts as the first point of contact for many potential students, so it is a customer facing role. A comprehensive...

Lecturer (HE)

Lecturers teach students at further or higher education institutions. Teaching usually takes place during the day between 9am and 6pm although some lecturers are also required to teach in the evenings. Lecturers divide their time between...

KTP Researcher (HE)

KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership) researchers work in a wide range of fields in the sciences and social sciences. They are usually based jointly in a university department and a private company or public sector organisation and work...

Staff Writer/Magazine Journalist

A career in journalism often begins with a role as a staff writer. Staff writers are responsible for providing standard content, such as news reports, reviews and features. In comparison with a newspaper journalist or reporter which...

International Office Staff

The International Office is the starting point for all non-domestic university students. It offers support to all new and continuing overseas students. The International Office also promotes the university’s interests abroad, often in...

Head of Department

Heads of Department (hereafter referred to as 'HoD') run academic departments at higher education institutions. They are equal in academic stature to the role of professor. HoDs manage the day to day running of the teaching and research...

Editor

A magazine/website editor is responsible for the quality of the written content of a magazine or website. The editor commissions articles and features on the subject area, and ensures the standard and style of writing is suitable.

University Departmental Administrator

Administrators in UK universities play a vital role in the institution. The role of administrator is both a challenging and varied field of work.

Dean

The role of Dean is an administrative and managerial one. No teaching is involved. Deans are responsible for overseeing the running of a number of departments within their faculty. They will manage recruitment and also implement policies...

MSc Course Administrator

Course Administrators are directly involved with course maintenance and operation. The administrator facilitates the delivery of the course by, among other things, ensuring that timetabling is organised, finances and grants are correctly...

Clinical Lecturer (HE)

Clinical Lecturers teach students at further or higher education institutions. Teaching usually takes place during the day between 9am and 6pm although some lecturers are also required to teach in the evenings.

University Administrator in Registrar’s Department

The registrar’s department in a university is the hub of administration. It normally covers three main branches: student services, academic services and planning.

Career Advisor

Of the many services offered to students at universities, careers advice is perhaps one of the most important. A careers advisor guides and assists undergraduates and graduates to prepare them for job interviews, job applications, career...

Associate Professor (HE)

Associate Professors are roughly equivalent to senior lecturers. The term is used in U.S. universities and in a few U.K. institutions. They teach students at further or higher education institutions.

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