Postdocs

Workshop announcement: 13th of September 2017 from 10 am to 6 pm

Career development for Postdocs and advanced PhDs

The Workshop is hosted by Prisma+ and the JGU’s HR department in context of the initiative career perspectives for postdocs. It will be held in the MITP-Seminarraum (02-430), Staudingerweg 9,55128 Mainz. The workshop will be conducted by Dipl. Psych. Dipl. Päd. Monika Puls-Rademacher, who is specified on trainings and consultations in career development.

The workshop gives junior scientists, who are about to finish their PhD, or Postdocs the occasion to reflect upon career opportunities inside and outside academia. The participants will assess their academic profile and skill set taking their field knowledge as well as a range of social competencies into account. Goal is to define the direction of a future path and elaborate a development plan build on individual strengths and desires.

Focal points will be:

  • Analysis of individual qualification profile and career anchors
  • Career development in academia and labor market
  • Different career paths for scientists outside of academia – influencing factors and qualification requirements
  • Working out criteria for making decisions and developing concrete steps for further professional development