Where do I look for jobs in Architecture or Civil Engineering?
The majority of Bath PhD Architecture and Civil Engineering graduates go into discipline-related jobs, mostly in academia and industry. However, there are a wide variety of sectors this encompasses; key sources of jobs in these sectors are also listed here.
Academic and research jobs
- Within the UK, the best place to look is jobs.ac.uk.
- Individual university websites will also advertise all research jobs, and you may see posters up in your department or get emails from academics you know that are recruiting.
- You may also see these posts advertised in the Times Higher Education.
- For academic research jobs in the EU, try the site at academicjobseu.com, while for academic jobs in the US and Canada try higheredjobs for faculty posts and ScienceCareers or Nature for research jobs.
Jobs in industry
This is a huge sector and so we can't provide an exhaustive list. However, these are some of the more popular places to look:
- Careers in Construction offers jobs in architecture and surveying as well as construction engineering
- Energy conservation jobs tend to appear in NewScientist or ENDS Environmental Job Search
- Individual company websites (use our Employer Index to search by category and link to their websites)
- Jobs in architecture can be found in RIBA appointments
- New Civil Engineer contains a wide variety of civil engineering jobs in various sectors, including environmental and geotechnical
- Planning jobs can be found via planningresource as well as in local govenment
- Specific recruitment agencies (for a complete list visit agencycentral.co.uk)
- The Engineer online has a large range of vacancies
You might also like to search vacancies in MyFuture. As Bath is highly targeted by the engineering and financial sectors, this is likely to be an excellent source of opportunities.
Jobs in the public sector
Opportunities in the public sector are varied and so only the more relevant vacancy sites are listed.
- If you are interested in training as a teacher, visit the Training and Development Agency for Schools website.
- The Research Councils also employ researchers in their work, to assess and review grants among other things, as do other funding bodies.
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