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The following resources are for PhDs and Postdoctoral Researchers seeking roles in academia.

Academic Resources

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. 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. Information about the system for assessing research quality. Science careers magazine, mainly for an American audience, but contains some useful articles and tools for science career development.  A report on the job market for researchers produced by AGCAS.

 Academic Job hunting websites

  • 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





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