Supervision of PhD candidates

How to design a good PhD supervision? How to avoid pitfalls inherent in the structure of supervision, such as supervising without disciplinary responsibility? What are important aspects of a professional supervision relationship? What are the typical conflicts and how to manage them?

Online-Workshop

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
9:30 a.m. - 13:00 p.m.

 Wednesday, September 01, 2021
9:30 a.m. - 13:00 p.m.

In the afternoons, between 13:45 and 17:30 p.m., each participant receives a 45-minute short coaching session.

Trainer

Dr. Neela Enke

Language

English

Location

Online via Zoom

Target group

Postdocs | Professors | Junior Professors | Junior Research group leaders

Track(s)

Research Track

Certificate

Certificate of attendance

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Content

PhD projects – Facts & Context
• Structural & legal context of PhD supervision
• Responsibilities of Supervisor & Candidate
• Supervision Agreements
• Shared supervision/Supervision committees
• The PhD as a process: Phases


My Role as a Supervisor
• Self-Concept as supervisor
• Communication & working style preferences and their implications


A professional Supervision Relationship
• Transparent expectations
• Choosing the best fitting candidate
• Feedback & Support day to day
• Career support & development: possibilities & limitations
• Typical conflicts and crises: Prevention, support & management

Frequently asked questions

No. Human Resources Development will cover the costs.

Yes, if an event is fully booked, we will put you on the waiting list. You will then move up if a place becomes available again in time before the start of the event.

The premises in the "Alte Sternwarte" are only accessible to a limited extent. If you need assistance with access, please contact the indicated contact person in time, so that we can support you accordingly on the day of the event.

If you need childcare during an event, please contact the Family Office of the University of Bonn.

In order to be able to participate in the training offers of the Human Resources Development of the University of Bonn, you must have an employment contract with the University of Bonn, be an enrolled PhD student, be active in research for the University of Bonn or be an associated member of a research network. 

For all our event offerings, you will generally receive a confirmation of participation in the event and of its contents.

In addition, we are currently developing a certificate offering along the three "Career Tracks": "Research", "Research Management" and "Business & Organizations". More information will be available soon on the related page of the certificate program: Postdoc plus.

If the currently displayed event can be credited to one of the three "tracks", this is indicated accordingly. 

Contact

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Rebecca Schmitz

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Poppelsdorfer Allee 47

53115 Bonn

+49 228 73-4199

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