Careers and Employability Service
Postgraduate student in the Clinical Skills Centre

Research staff

We are committed to supporting the career development of our post doctoral research staff.

This support is available whether you intend to continue in an academic career or are considering career options outside academia.


Careers appointments

Individual and confidential careers appointments with our specialist careers adviser, Kirstin Barnard, can be booked by ringing reception on 0115 951 3680 between 9am and 5pm.

These appointments can be used for:

  • academic career development
  • options for a career change
  • CV and application form feedback, and 
  • interview preparation

Four key resources for academic career development or exploring a career change

Career change - a researcher's experience

Dr Josephine Welham talks about why she decided to leave her research career and how she identified what she wanted to do in the future.



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Careers and Employability Service

University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679