Paul completed his PhD in 2005, aged 35, after studying a Master’s degree. He moved to the UK, with his partner and children, to take up a two-year fixed-term contract as a post-doctoral researcher at a research-intensive university. Towards the end of this contract he joined the UK study and was considering a long-term academic career as a lecturer-researcher. He was a non-UK national and English was not his first language. What struck us about Paul’s story was.
What struck us about Paul’s story was:
Relocation decisions and dealing with his partners health.
Demonstrating his research capabilities and managing his institutional context.
Advancing his career prospects.