The following resources are for PhDs and Postdoctoral Researchers seeking roles in academia.
Vitae: Supports the personal, professional and career development of doctoral researchers and research staff in higher education institutions and research institutes.
An Academic Career (University of Manchester): THE award-winning website about developing an academic career path.
www.rcuk.ac.uk Umbrella organisation for the seven UK Research Councils. It is a good starting point to explore the types of funding available, deadlines etc for different disciplines.
www.hefce.ac.uk/research/ref Information about the system for assessing research quality.
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org Science careers magazine, mainly for an American audience, but contains some useful articles and tools for science career development.
www.agcas.org.uk A report on the job market for researchers produced by AGCAS.
Academic Job hunting websites
- Jobs.ac.uk Academic, science, research and administrative roles mainly in the UK, but also abroad
- Times Higher Education (THE) Jobs within Higher Education institutions mainly in the UK, but also abroad
- Find a Postdoc Job listings for new and recently qualified PhDs
- Association Bernard Gregory Job listings and events for PhDs
- Academic Jobs EU Academic and research jobs in Europe
- Euraxess Job listings and support from Researchers in Motion portal
- The Dutch Academic Career Network Academic jobs and research positions in the Netherlands
- European Commission Joint Research Centre
- European University Institute Academic career information by country, including details of salaries, access to non-nationals and gender issues, with links to portals for job hunting
- Nature Jobs
- HigherEd Jobs
- Science Careers American website which lists jobs but also has careers advice and information relating to various aspects of working in Science
- The Association of Commonwealth Universities
- Overseas Development Institute (Fellowship Scheme)
- Australia’s University Job Website
- Job Openings for Economists (JOE)
- Academic Careers Online