Teaching-only roles could mark the end of your academic career

Dawn Bennett, Lynne D. Roberts, Subramaniam Ananthram

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Teaching academic (TA) roles in Australian universities have risen three fold over the past decade, making up around 5% of the academic workforce – and further roll outs are expected. But new research suggests that these roles can be a negative career move for academics.

TA roles feature university teaching as the primary or only focus of an academic’s work. This includes teaching, marking, supervision and administration.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 28 Mar 2017
Externally publishedYes


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