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.
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 CV/cover letter checks, practice interviews, discussions about your career direction and options, and anything else career-related you would like to discuss.
Please email us to make an appointment:
- PdocLife@careers.cam.ac.uk - research staff in the life sciences (including University, Clinical School, MRC units, Babraham Institute, Sanger Institute, and EBI)
- PdocPhys@careers.cam.ac.uk - research staff in the physical sciences and technology
- PdocAHSS@careers.cam.ac.uk - research staff in the arts, humanities and social sciences
NB If you are a PhD student applying for postdoc positions, please ring to make an appointment with the student careers advisers: (3)38286 or (3)38283.
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