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Global Models, Disciplinary and Local Patterns in Academic Recruitment Processes

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Academic Work and Careers in Europe: Trends, Challenges, Perspectives


This chapter analyses recruitment processes of academic staff to detect dynamics of convergence and divergence at national, institutional, disciplinary level. It argues that such processes are being standardized at different pace and degree; at the same time higher education systems, institutional types and disciplinary fields produce variation in practices. The implications for academics in terms of opportunities and constraints in their different contexts of recruitment are explored.

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Fumasoli, T., Goastellec, G. (2015). Global Models, Disciplinary and Local Patterns in Academic Recruitment Processes. In: Fumasoli, T., Goastellec, G., Kehm, B. (eds) Academic Work and Careers in Europe: Trends, Challenges, Perspectives. The Changing Academy – The Changing Academic Profession in International Comparative Perspective, vol 12. Springer, Cham.

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