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An academic career?

If you're thinking of a career in academia (and with the competitive job market it's never too early to start thinking) there are some excellent resources on the web to give you the inside scoop about what you need to be doing to prepare.

Whether you're a PhD newbie or an early-career researcher there will be something to help you on these sites:

* An Academic career
* Beyond the PhD
* Postgraduate Career Advice
* Academic career paths
* Working in Higher Education

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