The Careers Service is able to provide career development support for research staff, as indicated below. Careers support for other staff may be available through HR.
Through special funding arrangements the Careers Service is able to provide career development support for academic research-only staff, e.g. research assistants and associates, post-docs and research fellows.
We offer career management workshops including:
We also offer individual career development consultations with a careers adviser. These are confidential, available at any time throughout your contract and you can book as many consultations as you need. They can be used for many purposes including:
To find out more about these services or book a place on a course visit the research-only staff section of the Institute for Academic Development website.
To arrange an individual career development consultation with a careers adviser complete the booking form here:
To explore academic and other career options, seek help with making career decisions, find out how to construct an effective CV and perform well at interviews you may find it useful to look at the PhD section of our website. Although this is written mainly for PhD students much of the information is equally relevant for research staff.
Staff who are on short-term contracts, are at risk of redundacny or who are considering applying for voluntary severance may be eligible for support via HR's Staff Support Service. Please contact HR for further information.
This article was published on Nov 1, 2013