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FELS employability series

As part of the Festival of Doctoral Research Activity Fund, doctoral researchers in the School of Geography & Environmental Sciences and School of Biological Sciences have collaborated to offer a 6 part employability series of six seminars aimed at increasing skills to help doctoral researchers plan for and secure their dream jobs post-PhD.


What to expect

The series contains two employability panel sessions, one targeted towards Geography and the other to Biology, where invited speakers discuss possible career paths and tips from a range of job streams (academic and non-academic).

The remaining four sessions outline the complete application process from

The series is applicable to both academic and non-academic job streams.

Dates and times

The seriesWhen
Geography employability panel  Thursday 25 April, 14:00-17:00
Developing, documenting and displaying your portfolio Thursday 2 May, 14:00-17:00
Applying and interviewing Thursday 9 May, 14:00-16:00
Progressing from demonstrator to lecturer Thursday 16 May, 14:00-16:00
Rules of the game for publishing Thursday 23 May, 14:00-16:00
Biological & Life Sciences employment panel Wednesday 29 May, 11:00-16:00

Led by

Employability panel sessions will be led by doctoral researchers and invited speakers.

Employability seminars will be led by Professor Brian Hracs - School of Geography and Environmental Science

These sessions are for

Doctoral Researchers who are interested in gaining employment post-PhD, especially for those who are interested in gaining employment opportunities related to Geography or Biology.

Register your place

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