Information and Booking

Tutors: Dr Karen Hinxman - Imperial College, Dr Emma Williams - Independent Consultant
Cost: Internal no charge.
Duration: Three days (residential)

15-17 March TBC

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This courseis 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.
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.

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

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

If a cancellation is made less than 15 working days before the residential course start date, a £100 charge will be levied from the participant’s department. For cancellations received with less than ten days’ notice, a £350 charge will be levied from the delegate’s department.