Building an academic career
- Karina Nielsen - University of Sheffield
Scientific Coordinator: Michela Vignoli
In this talk, I will share my experiences on how my career have developed over the years and share some tricks of the trade that I found has worked for me in building my research career. The second half of the talk there will be opportunities to ask questions.
Professor Karina Nielsen is Chair of Work Psychology at the University of Sheffield, a research affiliate at Karolinska Institute Sweden, Professor II at NTNU, Norway and adjunct professor at Griffith University, Australia. Karina's research interests fall in the category of changing organisations. Her main strand of research is that of participatory, organisational interventions. She has developed and tested models for how organisations can design, implement and evaluate organisational intervention that aim to promote employee well-being through changing the way work is organised, designed and managed. She has published more than 100 papers and book chapters in peer-reviewed journals. She is an associate editor of Work & Stress and serves on the editorial boards of The Leadership Quarterly, Human Relations, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, of the Journal of Business and Psychology. She has won multiple awards for the research.