Career Steps for Postdocs in Academia & Industry

Career Steps for Postdocs in Academia & Industry

20./21. September 2021, Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main

Whether the event will take place as a presence or virtually will be decided in May 2021.


8:30-9:00 – Registration

9:00-9:15 – Welcome

9:15-10:00 – Keynote: Careers Inside and Outside of Academia

Mirijam Wenzel (angefragt)

15 min Break

10:15-12:15 – 1st Parallel Workshops

Faculty Recruitment in Germany – Central Elements for Your Application
Dr. Matthias Schwarzkopf; Trainer Coach;

How to Convert a Scientific Publication into an Industry-Focused Project Proposal
Dr. Christian Tidona, BioX

Preparing for Unsolicited Applications – Tailoring Your Approach
Barbara Hoffbauer, KEPOS

Leadership for Young Scientists
Robert Thompson, RTTA – Soft skills for real results

12:15-13:15 – Lunch

13:15-15:15 – 2nd Parallel Workshops

How to Do a Career in Academia – Career Paths in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
Dr. Matthias Schwarzkopf, Trainer Coach; 

Get That Job After your Postdoc! Applying and Interviewing in English
Andrew Cerniskis, English Inc


Non-academic careers for postdocs from the humanities and social sciences
Dr. Ulrike Schneeberg, Trainer, Coach; Berlin

15:15-15:45 - Coffee Break

15:45 -17:45 – 3rd Parallel Workshops

Career, Family & Co: 9 Strategies to make it all work
Prof. Dr. Daniela Elsner, Coaching with CARE

How to become an editor of a scientific magazine
Marco Squillaci, Editor, Advanced journal family, Wiley-VCH
Science Management
Panel Discussion
Panel Chair: Anne Grewlich Gercke (MPG)
Career Planning for Postdocs

30 min Break

18:15 –19:00 – Evening Reception,

Science Slam – What Are You Doing the Whole Day

19:00-21:00 – Get-together: 

Wine and Snacks for Networking and Discussions

Program for Sept. 21 coming soon

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