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Overview

This programme is designed to equip you with the skills and resources you need to achieve success as a postdoc and launch your career as a researcher.

It is a three day residential course for postdocs in their first two years post PhD. In a structured and supportive environment facilitated by experienced trainers, you will gain a thorough understanding of your career options and develop tools and techniques to help you set and reach a series of short, medium and long term goals to maximise your success as a postdoc and plan for your next step.

Note: Accommodation expenses, including meals during the course, will be met by the Postdoc and Fellows Development Centre.

Key areas

  • Examine what makes a successful postdoc
  • Develop strategies to move toward research independence
  • Learn techniques for working successfully with your PI
  • Research your career options
  • Build a toolkit to plan your career
  • Set clear and robust goals to ensure success for you and your work

Please note: Absences and cancellations with less than 10 working days’ notice will result in a £100 charge.