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Academic and Professional Development

The Academic Service provides courses, training sessions and activities for Ph.D. researchers and post-doctoral fellows geared towards their academic and professional development. Some courses may be helpful throughout the Ph.D. programme, whereas others aim to support research, help develop scholarly practices, build a portfolio of transferable skills, and smoothen the transition to the job market. 

These activities complement the support provided by the Departments.  


Regular offers include:

Further, the following workshops can be organised upon request by a group of researchers.

  • Writing Emails in Support of the Academic Process
  • Communications in Support of the Publishing Process
  • Revise and Resubmit
  • Classroom Management
  • Teaching Statements and Philosophies

Regular offers include:

Further, the following seminars can be organised upon request by a group of researchers.

  • Building up a Portfolio in Support of your Job Search
  • Communications in Support of the Job Market
  • Mock interviews (Presentation Support)

 

Upcoming Training and Events


 

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Finding Joy and Productivity in Academic Writing

12/13 October 2017
  • Instructor: Carol Kiriakos
  • Place: Sala del Capitolo and Seminar room 2, Badia
  • Target audience and eligibility: Ph.D. researchers from 2nd year onwards
 

 

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Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education

October 2017: 24/25/26 and 30/31
  • Instructors: Nicola Owtram and Nicola Hargreaves
  • Place: Cappella, Villa Schifanoia
  • Target audience and eligibility: Ph.D. researchers from 3rd year onwards
 

 

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Getting the Most Out of Your Ph.D.

17 November 2017, 10:00-13:00 OR 14:00-17:00
  • Instructor: Lynn McAlpine, University of Oxford
  • Place: Seminar room 2, Badia
  • Target audience and eligibility: Ph.D. researchers in their first year
 

 

MockInterview

Mock Interviews for Academic Positions 

HEC researchers: 13 November

Law researchers: 10 November

SPS researchers: 15 and 20 November

  • Interviewers: EUI academic staff and post-doctoral fellows
  • Target audience and eligibility: Ph.D. researchers from 3rd year onwards
 

 

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CV Writing for Academic Positions

27 November 2017, 14:00-17:00
  • Instructor: Laurie Anderson (EUI and University of Siena)
  • Place: Seminar room 3, Badia
  • Target audience and eligibility: all Ph.D. researchers
 

 

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Cover Letter Writing for Academic Purposes

29 November 2017, 14:00-17:00
  • Instructor: Laurie Anderson (EUI and University of Siena)
  • Place: Seminar room 4, Badia
  • Target audience and eligibility: all Ph.D. researchers
 

 

Alumni event

Careers in the Academic and Non-Academic Job Markets in Europe

November 2017

Panel discussion followed by CV and Cover Letter writing tutorials

There will also be the possibility to fix individual meetings.

Target audience: Ph.D. Researchers and Max weber Fellows

 

 

TeachingIntr_November2016_Small

Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education

January 2018: 23/24/25 and 29/30

  • Instructors: Nicola Hargreaves and Annika Zorn

  • Place: Cappella, Villa Schifanoia

  • Target audience and eligibility: Ph.D. researchers from 3rd year onwards

 

 

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Communicating your Research

January 2018

  • Instructors: Annika Zorn, Nicola Owtram, and Nicola Hargreaves

  • Target audience and eligibility: Ph.D. researchers from 2nd year onwards

 

 

MockInterview

Mock Interviews for Academic Positions 

March 2018: dates tbc 

 

 

TeachingIntr_November2016_Small

Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education

April 2018: 17/18/19 and 23/24

  • Instructors: Nicola Owtram and Annika Zorn

  • Place: Cappella, Villa Schifanoia

  • Target audience and eligibility: Ph.D. researchers from 3rd year onwards

 

 

TeachingIntr_November2016_Small

Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education

June 2018: 11 to 15 and 18/19

  • Instructors: Nicola Owtram, Nicola Hargreaves and Annika Zorn

  • Place: Cappella, Villa Schifanoia

  • Target audience and eligibility: Ph.D. researchers from 2nd year onwards

 

 

 

Events offered in 2016-2017


Page last updated on 18 July 2017