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Careers: Career Management For Early Career Academic Researchers by FutureLearn

The course helps you to explore different career options, learn what you want out of a career and understand how to implement good career decisions through effective job hunting, applications and interviews.

It is open to doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in the UK and beyond, offering the opportunity to learn from other researchers and was developed by experienced careers professionals from the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Sheffield.

Aimed at

ALL researchers - doctoral and postdoctoral researchers

Presented by

Future Learn

Key learning outcomes

Through a series of articles, videos, discussions, and reflective exercises researchers will be encouraged to:

  • consider what they want out of a career
  • explore the academic career path (and other career options)
  • increase their confidence in job search, applications and interviews

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to develop your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

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