Developing your academic career
Academic development programs and resources at UTS provide academic staff with opportunities to support, reflect on and enhance their work and career development. They include support for the process of probation for new academics and professional development opportunities and resources for all academic staff, including advice and resources on preparing for a promotion.
Learning and teaching development
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning
The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning provides opportunities for academics to participate at a choice of three levels:
- Participation in workshop sessions without completing assessment tasks or enrolling in the course. This level is available to all UTS academics and other teaching staff, including casuals by negotiation with the course co-ordinator.
- Completion of individual subjects. At this level, you would come to sessions or complete equivalent independent learning activities and submit appropriate evidence of learning in a reflective teaching portfolios for assessment. This level is available only to participants in the development program for academics new to UTS. If you complete subjects and are not enrolled in the course, the completion will be counted for credit if you choose to enrol.
- Completion of the entire course, which enables you to obtain a formal qualification in learning and teaching in higher education. The course may be completed by completing a negotiated action research project related to your teaching and learning context, and credit may be given for equivalent prior learning.
See the course timetable for session details. All sessions are held in the IML seminar room 27.15, Level 27, Tower Building.
Contact the course administrator Enza.Mirabella@uts.edu.au, 9514 1669, for enrolment and general information.
UTSOnline workshops and drop-in sessions
These are offered each semester and are advertised via the UTSOnline Community email list and in Staff Notices. They are held in the IML New Media Centre 27.13, Level 27, Tower Building. Kuring-gai sessions can be offered by arrangement. Contact Simon Housego (9514 1661).
UTS Teaching and Learning forum
The annual UTS Learning and Teaching Forum is an opportunity for UTS staff to share ideas and innovations on learning and teaching in a practice-oriented university. In some years, this Forum alternates with UTS's hosting of the annual ATN Assessment Conference.
The Research and Innovation office offers workshops and advice on grant preparation and other research topics. To get information about events, subscribe to ResearchNet via http://listserv.uts.edu.au/mailman/listinfo/researchnet
Research supervision development
The UTS University Graduate School provides a range of services to support and develop our research students, supervisors and early career researchers. UTS is a leading member of the fIRST consortium site which contains online activities and resources for improving research supervision and training.
Other academic career development resources
Your academic supervisor and/or mentors' roles include assisting you with career development and providing advice about opportunities which are available within your Faculty or Institute. Other opportunities which you can make use of for your career development within UTS include:
- The academic performance and development process
- Professional Experience Program (PEP)
- Services and facilities provided by ITD
- Induction sessions provided through the Human Resources Unit
- Opportunities provided for women and members of other equity groups through the Equity and Diversity Unit