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Department of Genetics


Professional Development

  • Career Service  - Offers careers advice and information to Postdocs and contract research staff and organises numerous events on career opportunities
  • Training and development courses - The Personal and Professional Development office  provides many training and development opportunities for research staff
  • University of Cambridge Training - This site provides a central point for staff and students of the University to search for, and book a place on, a variety of training courses run by participating University training providers
  • - The site provides a database of talks in Cambridge open to everyone, and allows you to sign up to email alerts for relevant seminar series
  • feed for Postdoc Masterclasses

Details of what working at the University can offer you, including staff benefits

Fellowships : UK Fellowships and funding opportunities

 Funding opportunities within Cambridge

Help with data storage, publishing etc


Useful contacts


  • Office of Postdoctoral Affairs - For all things to do with Postdocs. Friendly staff on site to help you with everything from settling in to Cambridge to searching for a new position elsewhere


  • Pdoc Society - The society for Postdocs. Pastoral care, formal dinners in colleges, social events, etc. Here’s the place to start


  • GRASP- Graduate Student and Postdoc Forum [School of the Biological Sciences]