Where to find a job
Almost every job vacancy nowadays is advertised on the internet.
So to get the right job, you need to go to the right website. We’ve selected the cream of recruitment sites offering jobs to physicists.
A new website from IOP Publishing dedicated to physics graduates and industry professionals with a background in physics.
A premium careers management and coaching service offering a range of “pay-at-the-point-of-use” specialist career development services.
Jobs in Science pretty much does what is says on the tin. It’s a specialist employment agency for scientists in the UK, and includes a special physics section
The self-styled“ dynamic job list for physicists” features regular vacancies and the opportunity for you to place your own ad, free of charge
A valuable source for PhD careers. Includes job hunting tips as well as listings
A Cambridge-based recruiter that places candidates with some of the UK’s most innovative technology companies
The international journal of high-energy physics features its own regular international job page
Job ads are one feature of this specialist site on nanotechnology
A job resource for specialists in physics and maths, from undergraduates in search of temporary placements to highly experienced lecturers and researchers
A source of worldwide vacancies in universities, further education colleges, research institutions, companies, schools and charities
A graduate-focussed website for jobs in the following sectors: banking, patent law, management consultancy, and more
A very wide range of vacancies on the UK’s official graduate website
One last thing: don’t forget to check the websites of the quality national press, including the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph and the Financial Times. Their websites all advertise science-related jobs. And if you’re particularly interested in working for a certain organisation, check their site for vacancies.
last edited: October 01, 2012