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2019/01/09
by Christin Schröter
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Career Impulse Session (15 Feb 2019) with Magdalena Wienken (Accenture): “Guiding Pharma R&D Through its Biggest Disruption at the Interface of Business and Technology”

We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session titled “Guiding Pharma R&D Through its Biggest Disruption at the Interface of Business and Technology” with Dr. Magdalena Wienken from Accenture.

Magdalena Wienken studied molecular medicine at the University Medical Center Göttingen and did her PhD in the Institute of Molecular Oncology (supervised by Prof. Matthias Dobbelstein). She got hooked by a similar career impulse session on consulting and aimed for a consulting career for two reasons: 1) Obtain a broader understanding of the lifescience industry, its current business challenges and future trends, 2) Receive a steep learning curve, working for senior executives in different Pharma companies within in short project cycles and at the intersection of business and technology.

Date: Friday, 15 February 2019
Time: 14-16h
Location: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232 (ground floor) 

For organizational reasons please write a short email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de if you plan to attend.

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2018/12/14
by Stefanie Klug
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Career Impulse Session (24 Jan 2019) with Kathrin Aßhauer (KWS): “Strike a new path – from sequencing data to market data”

We are happy to invite you to our first Career Impulse Session in 2019 titled “Strike a new path – from sequencing data to market data” with Dr. Kathrin Aßhauer from the KWS Group.

Kathrin Aßhauer will show during her talk how she benefited from every educational step in her career and will give an insight into the diverse and interesting tasks of her current position as Manager Strategic Planning Quality Gate & Transition.

KWS is one of the world‘s leading growers and seed producers. Around 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries – with core markets in Germany, Europe, North and South America, and China.

Date: Thursday, 24 January 2019 (please note the new date, originally it was advertised as on the 18 Jan 2019)
Time: 14-16h
Location: Seminar room 0.055, ENI (map), Grisebachstrasse 5, 37077 Göttingen (Northcampus)

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2018/12/11
by Christin Schröter
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Workshop “Job Hunting and Application Skills”, 8-9 April 2019

We are happy to announce our next GAUSS Career Service workshop “Job Hunting and Application Skills – Natural and Life Sciences” by Gaby Schilling.

Target group: Postdoctoral scientist and late-stage PhD students who are currently applying or planning to apply for a position in industry or other areas outside academia.

Goal: Becoming familiar with all steps involved in the application process.

Dates: Monday and Tuesday, 8 – 9 April 2019
Duration: 1.5 days, Monday (13-18 h) & Tuesday (9-16 h)
Location: GZMB building, seminar room 0.232
Trainer: Dr. Gaby Schilling

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/12/07
by Christin Schröter
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Workshop “A Career in Academia” 19-20 March 2019

We are happy to announce one of our new GAUSS Career Service workshops in 2019: “A Career in Academia” by Dr. Neela Enke.

Am I suited for a career in academia? And what does it take to become a professor? Are there alternatives? These questions are crucial for scientists throughout their postdoc phase. This workshop gives an overview on how a career in academia can be achieved and which parameters are relevant for strategic career development in the (German) academic system.

Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, 19-20 March 2019
Duration: 2 days (9:00-16:30h)
Location: GZMB, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232 (ground floor)
Trainer: Dr. Neela Enke

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/12/05
by Christin Schröter
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Workshop “Scientific Grant Writing”, 25-26 February 2019

This workshop helps postdoctoral scientists and late-stage PhD students considering to apply for research funding to improve their grant writing skills, learn how to structure and write a successful grant application and how to choose the right funding call.

Dates: Monday and Tuesday, 25-26 February 2019
Duration: 2 days, 9:00-16:30h
Location: GZMB, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232 (ground floor)
Trainer: Dr. Alexander Schiller, Schiller & Mertens, Jena
Target Group: Postdocs and late-stage PhD students considering to apply for research funding

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/12/05
by Christin Schröter
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Workshop “Exploring the Unknown – The Company World”, 5-6 February 2019

We are happy to announce our next GAUSS Career Service workshop “Exploring the Unknown – The Company World” by Dr. Gaby Schilling.

This workshop is for postdoctoral scientist and late-stage PhD students who are currently applying or planning to apply for a position in industry. Getting to know different departments and their functions in a company and reflect about whether related jobs could be a good fit for your interests and profile are the goals of this workshop.

Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, 5-6 February 2019
Duration: 1.5 days, Tueaday, 5 February 2019, 9:00-17:00h and Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 9:00-15:30h
Location: GZMB building, seminar room -1.105
Trainer: Dr. Gaby Schilling

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/11/13
by Christin Schröter
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Career Impulse Session (7 December 2018) with Ulrike Keitel/IDT Biologika GmbH: “Utilize scientific experience in an extra-academic career”

We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session titled “Utilize scientific experience in an extra-academic career” with Dr. Ulrike Keitel from IDT Biologika GmbH.

Ulrike will share her experiences with finding a position in industry and will talk about the opportunities she took to gain additional skills during and after the PhD theses. Further, she will give an overview about her responsibilities as Project Manager in the pharmaceutical environment, especially in the area of contract manufacturing, and her work as a group leader.

Date: Friday, 7 December 2018
Time: 14-16h
Location: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232 (ground floor)

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