International scientist in optics lab

Academic Career

Information and support for the PhD, the postdoc phase and the start of a professorship
International scientist in optics lab
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

Career phases, institutions and funding opportunities

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Academic careers already start within bachelor and master studies
Head with doctoral hat
Welcome service, advice, qualification and networking
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Information on career steps, general conditions and offers of the university
University; Law; Professor
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
Workshop in Auditorium of House for Young Researchers "Zur Rosen"
Workshops and more to further your professional qualification
Announcements on a bulletin board
Job vacancies, scholarship announcements & scholarship databases

Upcoming events

Welcome address by Vice-President for young researchers and diversity management
16:00 · Informationsveranstaltung
All doctoral candidates who started their doctorate in the last year will be welcomed


Applications possible until 14 August
Chemistry computer scientist Prof. Dr Christoph Steinbeck becomes new Vice President
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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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