Our careers pages are tailored to researchers. For those who want to pursue an academic career and those who want to use their skills elsewhere. For inspiration or advice.
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- Search Researcher careers
Our series of publications exploring the destinations and career paths of doctoral graduates and how they contribute to society, culture and economy.
What do researchers do? Early career progression of doctoral graduates (2013) looks at trends in employment for doctoral graduates three years on from their graduation. Highlights the value of doctoral study to researchers, employers and society.
Content under development for this section includes:
After your doctorate: career options, research v non-research careers, working overseas, using labour market information
What next for research staff
Doctoral careers outside HE: what employers look for, work experience during your research
Career management for researchers: values and goals, improving your employment opportunities, creating effective CVs
Example titles from our quick tips series:
Eighteen fictional CVs based on real researchers. Our example CVs are written in a range of styles appropriate to different career goals: academic CVs, chronological CVs, competence-based CVs.
Browse a list of Vitae example CVs