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Academic Career

Information about the PhD and Postdoc Phase, the professorship and support for all stages
Science; University; Optics
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Research-oriented Studying
Academic careers already start within bachelor and master studies
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Welcome service, advice, qualification and networking
Postdoc, Mathematics
Postdoctoral Phase
Support in planning and financing an academic career
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Becoming a professor
Tenure track, appointment procedures, new appointments
Structure, Organisation
Contacts for all matters around your PhD and postdoc phase
Advise at Welcome and Service Desk for Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs
Welcome and Service Desk
Service for doctoral candidates and postdocs
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House for Young Researchers
Qualification, advice, service – all under the same roof
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Qualifications Portal
Workshops and more to further your professional qualification
Job market
Job offers
All job announcements of FSU Jena at a glance (in German)

Upcoming events

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14 Nov 2019
16:00 CET · Informationsveranstaltung
Mental Health in Academia
Panel discussion with an input of Prof. Barbara Dooley (University College Dublin)
The word
26 Nov 2019
18:00 CET · Informationsveranstaltung
Career Evening „PhD – What´s next?“
Invitation to look outside the box and to discover career perspectives
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30 Jan 2020
12:00 CET · Informationsveranstaltung
PhD Day 2020
The day aims at providing interested in a doctorate and doctoral candidates with an opportunity to catch up on important ...


"Young Entrepreneurs in Science"
Workshop series to strengthen interdisciplinary working skills and innovative idea development
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Helping Jena’s science network to grow further
Carl Zeiss Foundation provides 18.4 million euros to fund two Jena University communication centres
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One of the two communication centers will be built next to the university main building (dark block).
2019-10-09 · Light
Jena Honorary Doctor awarded Nobel Prize
University of Jena congratulates its Honorary Doctor John Bannister Goodenough for 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
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In 2018, John B. Goodenough (m.) was awarded an honorary doctorate.
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Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC)
The JSMC is not only an Excellence Graduate School, but also a lively network of scientists from a broad variety of natural & life sciences institutes and an umbrella organization for three Research Training Groups in Jena.
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