Postgraduate Researchers Support

Ossie Jones and Caroline Rowland at the Research Colloquium
Ossie Jones and Caroline Rowland at the Research Colloquium

Postgraduate Researchers


What help is available to you?


  • One-to-one career consultations with a Career Consultant
  • Shorter drop-in sessions for help with CVs and applications
  • Careers information in the Careers and Employability Centre and online
  • Access to career development and skills workshops as part of EYE training
  • Careers and Employability runs additional workshops open to all undergraduates and postgraduates
  • Job vacancies via Careers and Employability Vacancy portal


External sources of careers information

Vitae is the UK organisation which provides information and guidance for research staff

Vitae NWhub supplies information about events and training to support researchers in their careers

What do researchers do?

Career Profiles of doctoral graduates


Other useful links

PhD Jobs  caters for recently qualified postgraduates.  You can register to be kept informed of relevant vacancies

Shinton Consulting has specialist information and resources for research students and academic researchers

The Social Research Association includes a “careers in research” section advertises academic and related posts in UK universities

The Times Higher Education site includes articles and job vacancies in higher education