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Post-doc Training and Development Opportunities


Details of the Dental Institute induction for research staff can be found here.

Training Courses available for Post-docs 

The Dental Institute encourages all Post-docs to attend courses offered through the Centre for Doctoral Studies. Some of the courses are provided through the Researcher Development Programme, which aims to help researchers develop their transferable skills.

Download a Prospectus here.

Book courses here.

The Centre for Research Staff Development provides support for research staff to achieve their potential, before, during, and after your time at King's, with active support from the most senior staff in the university.

Mentoring Scheme for Post-docs

The Dental Institute has been running a mentoring scheme for over 2 years. The scheme promotes and supports a structured relationship between senior staff members and Post-Docs, whereby senior staff can share their professional experiences and personal insights with Post-docs to:

  • increase their career prospects through career planning
  • raise their aspirations, encourage self-reflection and build their confidence when considering career choices

For more details about the scheme, please contact Diane Brook

College run mentoring schemes can be found here 

Grant Writing Guidance for Post-docs  

There are a number of resources available to help you search for funding here

Guidance on how to apply for research funding can be found here

Career Guidance for Post-docs

Kate Murray is the career consultant for all research staff across King’s. She runs a series of workshops that cover a wide range of issues:

  • Should I stay in or leave academia
  • How to become a lecturer
  • How to make your CV stand out and perform well in interviews

More details about these courses can be found here.

Kate also runs a number of career events throughout the year. For details of these, please visit her blog.

To book a one-one guidance session with Kate,  please call 020 7848 7134 or email to fix an appointment at a time and campus that suits you.  Phone or Skype appointments are also offered if it’s not possible for you to meet Kate in person. 

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