Shape Your Career

Career Planning: How to Develop Your Career in Academia

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center.

The goal of this two-day workshop is to discuss the characteristics and pitfalls of the German academic system and to develop strategies for a successful career in academia. In particular, we will address the most important steps and risks of the post-doc phase as well as the criteria candidates for a professorship in Germany need to fulfil.

Online-Workshop

Thursday, May 12 2022
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Friday, May 13, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

Please register your interest in this workshop with your BIGS coordinator by March 6, 2022

Trainer

Dr. Matthias Zach

Language

English

Location

Online

Target Group

Doctoral students of all subject areas

Track(s)

Research, Research Management

Certificate

7 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • Job profiles on the German academic labour market
  • Aiming for a professorship: reasons and strategies
  • Opportunities, risks and challenges of an academic career
  • International academic careers
  • How to develop your scientific profile
  • Appointment procedures for professorships
  • Written applications for post-doc positions and professorships

Course Description

The goal of this two-day workshop is to discuss the characteristics and pitfalls of the German academic system and to develop strategies for a successful career in academia. In particular, we will address the most important steps and risks of the post-doc phase as well as the criteria candidates for a professorship in Germany need to fulfil.

Contact

Bonn Graduate Center

Contact

+49 228 73-60141

graduiertenzentrum@uni-bonn.de

Address

Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

Also see

Certificate Doctorate plus

Acquire the Doctorate plus Certificate in one of our three career tracks.

Qualification Program   Doctorate plus

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