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Apply for the Dorothea Schlözer Career Promotion Programme (female postdocs only, deadline: 31 January 2018)


The Dorothea Schlözer Career Promotion Programme offers female Postdocs on Göttingen Campus the opportunity to promote their career development and prepare them for a leading (international) role in research and academia.

The one-year intensive program provides female scientists and scholars of different disciplines with training and coaching in key academic skills as well as practical career-relevant knowledge relating to international science management, research funding, leadership skills, appeal proceedings and networking.

Apply by January 31, 2018!

The program enhances career development in a flexible and individual manner. It combines a wide range of methods (individual and group coaching, workshops and training) as well as information and networking options with advisors from inside and outside Göttingen University.

Target Group: all female postdocs, junior research group leaders and junior professors at Göttingen University and the Göttingen research campus.


  • The program will start with an obligatory kick-off workshop on 6th March 2018. Active participation is mandatory. Your supervisor supports your participation and will release you from work on these days.
  • The program is free of charge. The costs incurred for materials, drinks and refreshments during the workshops is adding up to 60€, which needs to be paid in advance.
  • Please note: The courses will be offered bilingually if possible (German/English, dependent on the language skills of the participants). However, basic knowledge of both languages is required and a prerequisite for some of the workshops. The training materials are in German.


If you are interested, you can apply by submitting the following documents:

  1. Letter setting out your motivation for participation and stating your envisaged future career;
  2. Brief description of your research project and information on the current status of your work;
  3. CV including list of publications;

Applications are to be submitted in electronic form only (via email) by 31 January 2018.

For more information on the application process click here or contact Nina Härter from the Equal Opportunities and Diversity Unit.

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