First Audition-Applying for professorship

A workshop offered by the Human Resources Development

The event provide you with detailed information about all phases of the appointment procedure for professorships (focus Germany)

You will also receive concrete hints and tips for your applications.


Wednesday,  November 9, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 10, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Webcast (on demand video streaming) & Goup Sessions


Dr. Dieta Kuchenbrandt




Online via Zoom

Target group

Postdocs who aspire a professorship


Research Track


Certificate of attendance

10 units are applicable within the "Postdoc plus" certificates 

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The Webcast consists of three parts:

  • An overview of the procedure and the formal aspects of the appointment process
  • All necessary application documents (especially CV, cover letter, research and teaching concept) are discussed in detail and partly illustrated with sample materials.
  • All aspects of the hearing. You will learn about the requirements for the application talk and the demonstration lecture. In addition, the most frequently asked questions in the interview with the selection committee will be discussed.

The Group Sessions:

  • Feedback on application documents (especially revised CV & introduction cover letter)
  • Feedback and strategic considerations for the oral presentation (3-minute presentation)
  • Simulation of the interview with the committee 
  • individual questions

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. 


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