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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.

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

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