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Human Resources

Human Resources

Developing and Managing your research career

Developing and Consolidating your Research Career*

Research and Innovation Support and the Learning and Development Section of Human Resources are running this course for Researchers as part of the Research Development Programme. This course forms part of the ILM accredited course Professional Skills for Research Leaders (PSRL).

Date and course duration:

To be confirmed (9.30 -12.30pm)

To be confirmed (90 minute one to one session with career counsellor)

*This course forms part of the ILM Accredited Professional Skills for Research Leaders (PSRL) programme 

Target Audience:
This course is for those engaged in full time research (including postdoctoral researchers, research and senior research fellow) who are

  • interested in finding out more about themselves and how they might be able to develop their career
  • considering their career options
  • facing career decisions

A blended learning approach will be taken where participants will be invited to complete some pre-work using the online programme Professional Skills for Research Leaders before attending this course and includes preparation for the one to one meeting following the workshop.

Aims of this course:
The career of a researcher is both unique and exciting.  This programme aims to support researchers in looking at their interests and abilities, their career objectives and develop strategies for their career that work for them.

The course aims to assist participants:

  • Review your research career
  • Identify your career objectives
  • Consider your career options
  • Identify your transferable skills
  • Establish how work fits into the rest of your life
  • Be supported in your career decision making

Course Fee:  For PSRL programme participants, the fee is covered by the overall charge associated with the programme.  The cost of this course for those not participating on the PSRL Programme is €50.

If you wish to apply for this course, please enrol here