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
Posts about Careers
Free online course: Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers
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
Graduate Teaching Assistant Vacancies
The Academic Skills Community are advertising for GTAs for the Maths Skills Centre with no fixed deadline. If we have applications and no vacancy we will hold them on file until a position becomes available. We will let them know this at time of application. For more information and to apply, go to the Current teaching … Continue reading Graduate Teaching Assistant Vacancies
Recruitment Fairs next week
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
Career Insights Interviews
24th June 11:30 – 12:30, Online This session has kindly been made available courtesy of our colleagues at Queen’s University Belfast. In this live online podcast recording, Dr Claire Tonry (postdoc at Queen’s) will interview Dr Kyle Matchett, lecturer in Molecular Immunology at Ulster University, and Dr Sheila McCartan, Data Strategy Team Lead at Exploristics. … Continue reading Career Insights Interviews
Take the Fear Out of Career
20th July, 10:00 – 11:30, Online While imagining our future careers and selves can be exhilarating and satisfying, our imagining can be coloured by anxiety, doubt…and not infrequently, fear. In this 90 minute session (with a break) we are going to explore the sources of career fear, understand when and why anxiety can be useful … Continue reading Take the Fear Out of Career
Secondment opportunities at Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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.
So, you’re graduating your PhD in a pandemic. What next?
We’re delighted to welcome the ‘Thesis Whisperer’ – aka Professor Inger Mewburn, to deliver a bespoke training session, specifically aimed at final year PhDs. So, You’re Graduating Your PhD in a Pandemic. What next?29th June, 09:00-10:00, Online Covid-19 presents a massive disruption to the academic workforce. PhD students and early career researchers are worried about … Continue reading So, you’re graduating your PhD in a pandemic. What next?
Career decisions and transitions
Career Decisions and Transitions6th July 2022 10:00-13:00 Online In this online workshop PhD researchers will learn how to improve their employability depending on their career goals, using tools and techniques to assist them in assessing their skills and interests. With a career planning overview and information about what influences career decisions, participants will understand how … Continue reading Career decisions and transitions
Job Opportunity – Two Research Trainees, Department of Social Policy and Social Work
Deadline: 30 May 2022Hours of Work: 11.1 hours a week, 0.3fte (1 post for 3 months, 1 post for 7 months) Interview Date: TBC About the Role The Department of Social Policy and Social Work are looking to recruit two research trainees to join our ongoing project exploring how we can use asset-based approaches to … Continue reading Job Opportunity – Two Research Trainees, Department of Social Policy and Social Work