Welcome to these pages produced specifically to support University of Reading researchers as you think about making the next step, whether that is continuing to research in academia, a different role in academia, research in another type of organisation or a complete change of career direction.

Specifically this site includes the following pages:

On each page you will find information, tips and links to further sources of information.

Further Information

Kevin Thompson in the Careers Centre has special responsibility for supporting the career development of researchers at the University of Reading. Contact him for information, advice and guidance.

The University's Research Staff Development pages hold information on funding, policy and development opportunities. The pages about managing your career include case studies of Reading researchers, details of the Staff Development Review and a link to the Professional Development Record.

The career development of researchers is of national significance and the subject of government policy. Our local adoption of the Concordat in 2009 is clearly detailed.

More on the policy background

The University of Reading's response to this is managed in part by the Centre for Quality Support and Development (CQSD), where Justin Hutchence is employed as the Research Staff Development Manager.

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