Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences

Careers

Overview

Employers from the UK and overseas are eager to employ our students and research staff, and we are regularly contacted to recommend suitable individuals.

As a postgraduate research student from ICaMB your skills are 'highly marketable'.

Examples of first career destinations of ICaMB postgraduate students include:

  • prestigious national and international research institutions and industry
  • the NHS
  • the Home Office
  • medical charities

National

Academia

Many of our students go into academic careers. Some stay at Newcastle, others have gone on to the universities of:

  • Birmingham
  • Cambridge
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Leeds
  • London (King’s, UCL, St George’s)
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Sheffield
  • Surrey

Industry

Employers from industry include:

  • Angel Biotechnology, Edinburgh
  • AstraZeneca, Alderley Park
  • Avecia Biotechnology (now Fuji Film), Billingham
  • Binding Site, Birmingham
  • Cobra Biomanufacturing, Keele
  • GlaxoSmithKline, Uxbridge
  • Marakon Management Consultants, London

Public and third sectors

Our postgraduate students often go on to careers in the NHS, government departments and non-profit organisations. These include:

  • Clinical Biochemist, London (KCH) and Leeds
  • the Home Office Forensic Science Laboratory, Wetherby
  • Wellcome Trust, London

International

  • CNRS, Montpellier, France
  • Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular del Cancer, Universidad del Salamanca, Spain
  • Lund University, Sweden
  • Ma’an University, Jordan
  • NIH, Bethesda, USA
  • Scientific Publishing, Illinois, USA
  • University of Kansas, USA
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
  • University of Otago, New Zealand
  • University of Ottawa, Canada
  • UCB-Celltech, Belgium
  • Catenion Management Consultants, Berlin, Germany

International

Academia

Previous postgraduate students have gone on to academic careers at international institutions, including:

  • Canada: Dalhousie University, University of Ottawa
  • Jordan: Ma’an University
  • New Zealand: University of Otago
  • Spain: Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular del Cancer, Universidad del Salamanca
  • Sweden: Lund University
  • USA: University of Kansas, University of North Carolina

Industry

Some international industrial employers of our graduates include:

  • CNRS, Montpellier, France
  • NIH, Bethesda, USA
  • Scientific Publishing, Illinois, USA
  • UCB-Celltech, Belgium
  • Catenion Management Consultants, Berlin, Germany