We would like to extend a warm welcome to you to Imperial and congratulate you on your new appointment.

As a member of staff at a world-leading research institute, you have access to a broad range of support and development opportunities, including those provided by the Postdoc and Fellows Development Centre (PFDC).

Imperial is dedicated to the support and development of all its research staff, as highlighted in its Strategic Plan for 2020-2025. The College is a signatory of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers and it is important to us to ensure that you make the best use of your allocated 10 days of professional development pro rata per year

Support overview

How we can help you

The PFDC supports you from the start to the finish of your journey at Imperial and help you to make the most of your time as a researcher – to develop you both professionally and personally.

An induction checklist

Below are some suggestions for PFDC activities to attend and development resources to make use of when you first start at Imperial: