Job Application: Training & Tips

Matthias Schwarzkopf (Coaching and Training)

The SFB1052, the SFB1199, the SFB1423 and the TRR67 pool gender equality measures, ideas and offers to sustainably establish the common goal of promoting equal opportunities in research collaborations. The pooling strategy enables gender equality activities directly oriented towards the centres’ needs and provides a collaborative exchange platform. The varied workshops and training programs will be combined with an opening lecture about the personal career path of a female scientist working in the research alliance. The lectures and the talks are in English language. The entire program you can find here.

We will gladly accept your registration within the online registration form or by e-mail to Please indicate in which DFG-funded network you are doing research.

This workshop will deal with the topic of Job Application Training & Tips:

The workshop will aim to inform participants about the main challenges of writing applications for jobs in science. Furthermore, questions are answered: What are the “standard documents”? What information should I get in advance? Why am I relevant to the job – developing your own visibility.

Prior to the workshop Rima Chakaroun (Universitätsklinikum Leipzig) will give an insight into her career path and its gender-specific challenges.