Karriereforum—Career planning in academia and business
Karriereforum addresses UA Ruhr’s advanced early researchers of all fields and takes place twice a year. During the one-day events, postdoctoral researchers have the opportunity to receive comprehensive information on career planning and can enter into intensive discussions with distinguished personalities from science and business.
The next Karriereforum takes place on 24 September 2019.
What does Karriereforum offer?
Karriereforum demonstrates individual career planning options in a very concentrated and efficient way. Take the opportunity to exchange ideas with experts on higher education policy and career-related topics on a high level. Additionally, Karriereforum enables (inter-)disciplinary networking with other researchers in the Ruhr Area. Participants can arrange their schedules individually and select between different formats:
1. Exchange in small groups on selected topics with distinguished experts
Discussion groups of five to fifteen persons with a focus on the intensive exchange between the participants by circulating information and gaining insights into internal details. Participants have the opportunity to ask questions in an intimate atmosphere and to discuss with the present guests and high-level experts.
2. Individual consultations on individual career topics
Individual consultations are approx. 25-minute face-to-face interviews with experts including representatives from funding and research institutions, coaches or company representatives. Here you can get advice on your very individual questions.
- University and non-university careers
- Job profile professorship
- Career in research and development
- Science management
- Career abroad
- Questions on founding a company and self-employment
- Publishing strategies
- Internationalization of universities
- Research funding
- and much more
Who can participate?
Postdoctoral researchers of all fields of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and University Duisburg-Essen.
Language of the event is German. Should you wish for a specific discussion to be conducted in English, please make a reference in your registration. The individual consultations are available in German and English.
The 19th Karriereforum will take place at the Erich-Brost-Haus at TU Dortmund University on Tuesday, 24 September 2019. Registration will be open from the beginning of July.
The event's motto is "How to gain international research experience – strategy and funding". For details on the different discussion groups and individual consultations, please click on the download button behind the title of the respective item on the agenda.
You can also download the program as an overview here (PDF, 220 KB, in German).
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Prof. Dr. Gabriele Sadowski, Prorektorin Forschung, TU Dortmund
Keynote: „Akademische Karrierewege im internationalen Vergleich“
Dr. Karin Zimmermann, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
In plenary: Group discussion compact "Förderprogramme für Auslandsaufenthalte"
In dieser Runde stellen sich die genannten Förderer vor. Im Anschluss daran wird in einer Diskussionsrunde Ihre Fragen geklärt. Moderiert wird die Session von Dr. Evamaria Gruchattka, Referat Forschungsförderung der TU Dortmund.
If you have any questions about Karriereforum, please contact:
Phone +49 (0)231 755-8172