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University Researchers and the job Market Booklet offering support and encouragement to researchers who are considering their next career move. Jobs Market

University Researchers and Job Market downloads

Beyond the PHd

Beyond the PhD. A Career Resource for Arts and Humanities PhD Researchers. Offering multi media resources with some thought provoking personal and professional perspectives that  the creators hope will inspire you to think about your own future.

Science Careers

Careers advice and job opportunities from the journal Science

What do researchers do?

What do Researchers Do? First Destinations of Doctoral Graduates 2003-2007 from UK Universities by discipline and subject.

What do Researchers Do? Career Profiles of doctoral graduates. A collection of 40 career profiles and around 1000 first destination jobs of Doctoral graduates specialist job recruitment site the major job site for academic jobs across  UK and abroad for all disciplines plus science and academic related jobs.


Vitae a national organisation championing the personal, professional and career development of doctoral researchers and research staff in higher education institutions and research institutes provides a good range of resources and links for career minded researchers.


Euraxess is a source of research jobs in science and technology and practical support information to help reseacher mobility within europe

Academic Career - Manchester

An Academic Career is an award winning website set up in 2011 giving comprehensive information on developing academic careers.

Research Careers Outside Academia: a University of London handout giving a good list of research based careers outside Universities.

Research Careers Outside Academia