WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Some information on the development opportunities available to you as a member of our Department.
Career Development Committee (CDC)
The CDC aims to support the career development of all staff and students across RDM. The CDC plays a key role in raising awareness of career opportunities; providing training and support at key career transitions (eg postdoc to independent researcher), and in championing career development.
FOR PROFESSIONAL AND SUPPORT STAFF
A number of events are held throughout the year for Professional Services Staff including University Inductions, Registrar's Update and Professional Services Staff Conference.
The Work Learn Develop Apprenticeship programmes provide funded professional training and development opportunities for staff. Training courses cover skill areas that are core to University administration as well as some technical and niche skills areas. All courses are accredited and offer professional and job-related qualifications.
The Medical Sciences Division (MSD) Researchers' Toolkit aims to support you during your research.
The Careers Service provides advice and information about career options and job applications, and support research staff, students and alumni.
Once you're all set up with your Oxford email address, you can access thousands of online video-based courses through LinkedIn Learning
New Managers' toolkits
New Managers’ Toolkit resources and links – these comprise a number of short guides on topics that are important for new managers. Each guide provides an overview of the topic and links to other guides that may be relevant and to other sources of information or expansion on the topic.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT REVIEWS
RDM MENTORING SCHEME
We have a mentoring scheme for all members of staff and students. The aim of the scheme is to assist all staff and students to achieve personal and professional growth through a mentoring relationship that provides support as they progress and develop within the University.