The following resources may be useful during your PhD, and in planning your future career path:


An Academic Life: A Handbook for New Academics, Eds. Robert Cantwell and Jill Scevak

From Dissertation to Book, William Germano

How to Be an Academic, Inger Mewburn

How to Write a Better Thesis, Eds. David Evans, Paul Gruba and Justin Zobel

The New Academic: A Strategic Handbook, Shelda Debowski

Blogs and advice websites

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Chronicle Vitae

From PhD to Life

The Professor Is In

The Thesis Whisperer

Job search websites

Higher Ed Jobs

MLA Job List

Times Higher Education Jobs


French studies-related job ads, publication announcements, calls for papers and other updates are shared regularly on two email listservs: the UK-based Francofil and the Australia-based Oz-French.


Visit our Grants and Awards page for information on various funding schemes open to postgraduate students and early career researchers.

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