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Academic Career

Information and support for the PhD, the postdoc phase and the start of a professorship
International scientist in optics lab
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Career phases, institutions and funding opportunities

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Academic careers already start within bachelor and master studies
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Welcome service, advice, qualification and networking
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Information on career steps, general conditions and offers of the university
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Tenure track, appointment procedures, new appointments
Structure, Organisation
Contacts for all matters around your PhD and postdoc phase
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Scholarships, material and travel cost support as well as mentoring programmes for doctoral candidates and postdocs
Welcome and Service Desk for Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs
Service and advice for doctoral candidates and postdocs
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Workshops and more to further your professional qualification
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Job vacancies, scholarship announcements & scholarship databases

Upcoming events

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16:15 · Informationsveranstaltung
Typische Karrierewege und (langfristige) Berufschancen in der Wissenschaft
  • This event is not open to the public.
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19:00 · Graduierten-Akademie
In this competition doctoral candidates present their research in three minutes


Mariana Murillo-Roos receives the Siegfried Czapski Publication Prize 2022 for her research at the interface of life science and photonics
Joint achievement of the university awarded
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Two scientists from the University of Jena among the world's most cited researchers
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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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