Career Development for the Emerging Scholar
The university in Africa faces pressures from a global knowledge economy which emphasizes innovation and invention as pathways to career growth. Early and emerging scholars are the drivers of knowledge production in this new context, where career advancement is tied to local innovation and international competitiveness.
This course introduces early and mid-career scholars to the changing profile of the emerging African scholar. It will explore skills needed by the emerging academic to develop their careers by being able to map and leverage international opportunities in such career spheres as publications, funding, grants and fellowships, conferences, and networking.