Although your PhD work is your priority, getting involved with activities beyond your own research can be beneficial for your employability, professional development and your mental health and wellbeing. This online event on 26th January, 13.00-14.30, will highlight a range of activities and opportunities that will help you to expand your experience and transferable skills, … Continue reading Making the most of your PhD, online event, 26 January
Careers and Placements are recruiting a small team of postgraduates to help facilitate a range of Community Projects. These are part time paid roles (£14.06 per hour), starting in Spring term week 3 (23rd Jan) and running until week 4 of Summer term (12th May). Community Projects are delivered by small teams of student volunteers, and … Continue reading Facilitator opportunities – deadline 11 Jan
Vitae recently published the latest edition in the ‘What do Researchers do ?’ series, exploring the destinations and career paths of doctoral graduates. These latest finding have been analysed from the HESA ‘Graduate Outcomes’ data from 2018-19 doctoral graduates. You can read summary slides on the Vitae website and/or watch recordings of a recent event … Continue reading What do researchers do ?
The Civil Service have announced the application window for the 15 different leadership and specialist schemes on offer. Applications will open on 8th December and close on 22nd December. More details here. These schemes run for several years and aim to develop future leaders with some also including support to obtain specialist or professional qualifications. … Continue reading UK Civil Service Fast Stream Recruitment opens soon
STEM Learning Ltd, based on the University of York campus, is advertising for an Evaluation Coordinator. They have told us that they would like to encourage applicants who are soon to complete their PhD to apply, particularly if they are working in a social research, education or related subject. The role will involve working closely … Continue reading Job opportunity at STEM Learning, York
You might be aware that recruitment to the Civil Service Fast Stream was suspended earlier this year while the government looked at different options for reducing costs. Following some changes to the scheme they have announced that recruitment for 2023 will open in December. If you are interested in applying the website includes a pre-registration form … Continue reading UK Civil Service Updates
The Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers MOOC has re-opened and will be available to all researchers until July 2023. This online course is designed specifically for research students and staff who are exploring their career options and preparing for the next stage in their career, whether in academia or beyond. It is a 4 part/week … Continue reading Free online course: Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers
If you’re considering job opportunities in sectors outside academia you might be interested in attending our autumn term recruitment fairs next week. They give you the chance to explore graduate schemes with large employers in a range of work areas and sectors and the chance to meet employers. Most employers will not be looking for … Continue reading Recruitment Fairs next week
Defra has three secondment opportunities for postdoctoral and postgraduate researchers in the area of environment and public health. Please see this document for descriptions of the roles and time commitment involved. Closing date for applications 1st July 2022.
Final reminder for this event and confirmed panelists Considering a Career in Research? Not sure what direction you want to take or what your options are? This event is designed to help you gain insight into a range of research-based career opportunities in sectors such as academia, public sector, not for profit and commercial by … Continue reading Working in Research, 4th May, 4-5pm, Online panel event