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Career Coaching for Postdoctoral Researchers – starts 20 January 2023

Career Coaching for Postdoctoral Researchers – starts 20 January 2023

Programme overview

This bespoke career coaching programme will lead you through the spectrum of career activities and enable you to make informed career choices and decisions.

Running for six weeks, the programme will consist of three key parts:
• Identification of your current career situation, developing a deep personal understanding about what is important in a job or career and explore potential options.
• Identifying relevant opportunities, making applications with particular emphasis on tailoring applications to different net zero career opportunities.
• Preparing you for success at interview by introducing a range of tools and a safe space to apply your learning.

Network development and marketing yourself will also be included in this training programme.

Time commitment:

Weekly session of 1.5 hours along with 30 minutes each week of pre and post session preparation and follow up.  To maximise the benefits of this programme, the requirement to attend all of the sessions and complete the pre and post session work will be compulsory.
The group size will be limited to 12 participants for this programme, to enable the best outcomes for those who do attend.

In the event of oversubscription, we will inform you whether you have secured a place on the training programme.

Benefits to University employers:

• Tailored and targeted career development support to research staff (Concordat, 2019)
• Enhanced engagement of research staff in career development activities (Wellcome, 2020)
• Careers support to women researchers (Athena Swan, 2015)

Benefits to postdoctoral researchers:

• Increased self-awareness and clarification of current career situation (Concordat, 2019)
• Opportunity to reflect on and consider what this means and a place to start or progress career planning (Wellcome, 2020)
• Opportunity to investigate whether, and how, to make changes, if desired – taking control of career (Concordat, 2019)
• Access to tailored career development opportunities relevant to identified areas via engagement with career professional/training (Concordat, 2019)

Dates and times:

20 January 2023 10:30-12:00
27 January 2023 10:30-12:00
3 February 2023 10:30-12:00
10 February 10:30-12:00
17 February 2023 10:30-12:00
24 February 2023 10:30-12:00

Eve Uhlig:

Eve has 15 years’ experience supporting researcher’s career development, via designing and implementing bespoke mentoring programmes, career development programmes and 1:1 career coaching sessions.  In addition to a Master’s in Career Guidance she holds two professional coaching qualifications and is a member of an independent professional practice coaching group ‘Coaching Connections’.

Registering for this programme:

You can register using the booking link below and you must also complete the pre-course Microsoft form, using the link, which you can access via Inkpath once you have booked.






United Kingdom


20th January to 24th February 2023


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