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Back in the saddle

Back in the saddle

Two days ago I travelled up to Uni city to start teaching the first of my new classes. As I have not yet made the move myself, I had to take the coach up, stay overnight, teach the next day and then back down after classes. It was a really, REALLY long couple of days. … Continue reading

I kinda think I sorta snapped

I kinda think I sorta snapped

All I was trying to do was confirm an accommodation booking. Seriously. As you know, I am stuck some 3 hours way from where I am meant to start work next Tuesday teaching a first-year undergraduate unit. Because I am in the middle on dental treatment and physio, I put the move off for a … Continue reading

How hard it it to get adjunct work?

How hard it it to get adjunct work?

Adjunct or sessional teaching can be a godsend for those of us crazy enough to go to grad school and is even gaining some currency as a way to teach at university level for those who are having difficulty in securing ongoing, full time employment. I have been away from sessional/adjuncting for about 5 years … Continue reading