Book title: Professional and Support Staff in Higher Education
Published by Springer Science + Business Media Singapore Private Ltd
This book is focused on issues surrounding professional staff in higher education, from their initial qualifications (as an undergraduate student, if applicable), through to their recruitment, employment, career progression, performance and evaluation, termination of contracts, their work conditions and support, their contributions to the higher education sector and student outcomes. The book also covers aspects of the current higher education landscape and how it might impact on the work, careers, aspirations and performance of professional staff. Academics, researchers and professional staff in Australia and internationally are invited to make their contributions to this volume through case studies, reflection pieces, empirical research, analysis and discussion of the literature and prologues.
Call for chapter proposals
Researchers and practitioners from around the world are invited to submit a chapter proposal (up to 500 words) that explains how the chapter would fit within the focus and scope of the book. The due date for proposals has now passed. Please see below for other important dates.
For further information please contact the correspondence editor Dr Carina Bossu.
A printable version of this information is also available to download: Call for Contributions.pdf
Revised project timeline
Last updated 10 Oct 2016.
|27 November 2015 (extended)||Chapter proposals due|
|20 December 2015||Send out notifications of acceptance|
|12 March 2016||Full draft of the chapter sent to the editors for the first round of review|
|12 April 2016||Feedback from the editors|
|26 May 2016 (extended)||Full papers submitted for peer review|
|30 June 2016||Authors to peer review assigned chapters|
|12 August 2016||Authors send assigned reviews to editors|
|09 September 2016||Authors receive peer reviews from editors|
|21 October 2016||Authors send final revised chapters to editors|
|Mid 2017||Expected Publication|