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2018/02/15
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“Freigeist” Fellowships for Postdocs (Volkswagen Foundation)

The “Freigeist” Fellowship scheme is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and open to junior researchers (up to 4 years postdoc experience) from all research disciplines.

Funding is available for your own position (head of junior research group) for up to € 1 million and 5 (+3) years.

If you are an outstanding junior researchers who wish to carry out research at the boundaries between established fields of research, then check out further details below and online and apply by 11 October 2018.

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2018/02/15
by Stefanie Klug
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“Deutscher Studienpreis” (apply by 1 March 2018)

Annually the Körber Foundation is awarding the “Deutsche Studienpreis” for outstanding dissertations (magna or summa cum laude) in all disciplines.

In addition to scientific excellence a specific significance for the society is of particular importance. However, the focus is not necessarily lying on the economic exploitability but on the macrosocial benefit of scientific results.
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2018/02/12
by Stefanie Klug
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Science Virtual Career Fair – Focus on Europe (27 February 2018)

Interested in meeting recruiters without leaving your lab? Then register for the Science Virtual Career Fair with Focus on Europe on 27 February 2018, 9-13h!

Science Careers is excited to bring you an easy and efficient way to connect with select employers in Europe. Meet with representatives to learn about positions for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in Europe.

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2018/02/12
by Stefanie Klug
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Career Fair “Working for International Organizations” (3 March 2018, Berlin)

The Annual Career Fair „Working for International Organizations“ hosted by the Federal Foreign Office takes place on Saturday, 3 March 2018, 10-17h in the convention centre of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.

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2018/02/01
by Stefanie Klug
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Workshop “Job Hunting and Application Skills”, 26-27 April 2018

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.

Date: Thursday, 26 April 2018 (12-17 h) & Friday, 27 April 2018 (9-16 h)
Duration: 1.5 days
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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2018/02/01
by Stefanie Klug
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Workshop “Know Yourself – Emphasize Your Individual Strengths”, 17 April 2018

You wonder what makes you stand out among other graduates with a PhD? You find it hard to tell others about yourself? You had a couple of job interviews, but have the feeling you could not convincingly talk about your competencies? Then sign-up for our next GAUSS Career Service workshop “Know Yourself – Emphasize Your Individual Strengths” by Silke Oehrlein-Karpi.

Target Group: Postdoctoral scientist and late-stage PhD students who are considering their next career step.

Goals: Develop awareness about your specific individual skills and practice how to communicate them effectively in the professional context.

Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Duration: 1 day (9:00-18:00h)
Location: GZMB building, seminar room 0.232
Trainer: Dr. Silke Oehrlein-Karpi

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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2018/02/01
by Stefanie Klug
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Workshop “Exploring the Unknown – The Company World”, 20 March and 12 April 2018

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

Goal: 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.

Dates: Tuesday, 20 March 2018 (9:30-17:00h) and Thursday, 12 April 2018 (12:30-16:30h)
Duration: 1+0.5 days
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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