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Postdoc / research staff careers service

We offer a specialist service to research staff interested in academic careers as well as a wide range of careers beyond academia. This includes individual appointments, workshops, events and web pages. You can use this service if you are a member of staff on a fixed-term research contract. This includes postdocs, JRFs, research assistants (with or without a PhD) and holders of research fellowships.

Getting Started:

Postdoc careers website

The postdoc careers websites include information on all types of career, CVs and cover letters, job interviews, careers events for postdocs, career profiles of former postdocs now working in different areas, and more!

Appointments with a careers adviser

We offer one-to-one appointments with a postdoc careers adviser. These can be used for CV/cover letter checks, practice interviews, discussions about your career direction and options, and anything else career-related you would like to discuss.

How to book an appointment

Former postdocs

When you finish your postdoc at Cambridge University, you can continue to access the Careers Service website. More information on what is available for former postdocs