And not sure about your next career step?
Start exploring your research career options in the Netherlands! Our Career Navigator will make it easier for you to choose which sector and research position suits you. Gather all the information you need to make a profound decision about your next career move.
Figuring out what you would like to do in your career isn't always easy. Especially when you are a researcher specialized in a very specific field. As an academic you often have to deal with short-term contracts. This means you also have to think about your next career step more often. There is a lot of competition, and sometimes you might even doubt if you should stay in academia. But what are your career options as a researcher?
To help you broaden your horizon and explore career paths for researchers in the Netherlands, we have created the Career Navigator.
With the Career Navigator you can discover what it is like to do research in six sectors in the Netherlands: academia, universities of applied sciences, industry, not-for-profit, government and start-up.
By navigating our career journey map and clicking on the positions, you will find the following information:
"I believe the most important lesson from my career path is to start thinking about your options early."
On AcademicsConnected, you will also find the following services that might help you finding your research job in the Netherlands: