Research staff have access to specialist advisers in twice weekly sets of appointments. These last 30 minutes and you can discuss any career related issue, such as:
- Your CV, cover letters and application forms
- Decisions about what to do at the end of your current position, for example choosing to stay in academia or starting a career elsewhere
- Planning your next steps to get where you want to be
- How to market your research and other skills to recruiters
Monday afternoons between 2pm and 4:45pm
Wednesday mornings between 10am and 12pm
Appointments can be booked in advance by phone on 020 7866 3600 or in person at the Careers Service. Please remember to state that you're Research Staff and provide a contact number, your UPI number, (which can be found on your staff ID card), plus dates / times that you're available to come in.
We can also offer individual sessions of up to an hour for those who need further advice and support. These are available by referral of the careers adviser after one of the 30 minute appointments.
Practice Interviews with a Careers Adviser
Practice Interviews are available all year round to those with a confirmed 'real' interview and last up to an hour. For further details and how to book click here.
Our programme of career skills workshops is designed to enhance the career prospects of research staff at UCL. Five different workshops are provided, each covering key aspects of career management
Unless indicated, the workshops take place in the Careers
Service Seminar Room and are delivered by either one of our specialist
Careers Advisers for Research Staff. Find out more about our Career Skills Workshops...
The Organisational and Staff Development Team, within the Human Resources Division, work closely with other training providers to offer a wide-ranging programme giving opportunities for all staff to update and enhance their knowledge and skills to fulfil both current and possible future demands at work. Course topics specifically for research staff include; Small Group Teaching, Leading & Managing Research Teams, Research Grants Administration, Writing Targeted Grant Proposals
Click on the link above to access a page detailing what's on offer in terms of organisations that offer training on key skills such as developing research ideas and building collaboration, leadership & managment, and courses providing guidance on funding.
Targeted resources and information to support staff and postgraduate research students in their teaching, and also enable them to meet the mandatory training requirements set out in the UCL Probationary Policies and Guidelines and meet the criteria for membership of the HEA via the UKPSF.
Information on current vacancies - useful for providing information on criteria used by UCL to fill academic positions - as well as general recruitment information, a staff directory, salary scale information and more.
Includes information on mentoring schemes and support networks based on gender and sexuality
Where it is necessary to make posts redundant UCL will seek to redeploy staff into suitable alternative vacancies elsewhere in the university. Page contains full details and access to the Redeployment Register.
The EAP service, provided by UCL Occupational Health, is there to help you resolve personal and work-related problems, which may affect your health, well-being and work performance. Some of the issues that the EAP can help with: Emotional Health, Family, Consumer Information, Relationships, Legal, Financial.
UCU is recognised by UCL to represent its Academic staff, Research staff and Administrative staff in academic-related grades.
Referrals to Third Party Sites
Referral to an internet site, publication or organisation from our site does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by UCL Careers Service. Items are included in good faith but we are unable to guarantee the quality/style of all references. If you encounter problems or omissions please let us know so we can make amendments to our information.
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