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BSI Careers Review

The British Society for Immunology has conducted a careers mapping project focusing on the immunology workforce in the UK. This project was published in October 2017 and provides a snapshot of the current immunology workforce across multiple disciplines, providing a platform for further research and investigation.  In this section of our website, you can download the project report and find out further information on the methods used and data captured.  You can also find case studies from some immunologists, past and present talking about their career pathways.

Careers in immunology report

This report summarises the current status of immunology careers in the UK, looking at the career paths followed by those working in the discipline as well as some of the barriers they face. 

Background information

Learn more about the rationale behind our review of immunology careers

Case studies

We hear from immunologists in different careers on how they made decisions at various points along their career pathways and what skills they have found useful. 

Career pathway

What does the career pathway for immunologists in academia look like?  Download our chart to show the most common route followed.

MRC careers support strategy

The Medical Research Council discusses their strategy for how they provide support to early-career researchers. 

Careers review dataset

We have made the data that we collected to develop this report free for the biosciences community to access.