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FIND THE RIGHT POSTDOCTORAL POSITION FOR YOU

For postdocs, finding the right position is imperative for career development. It is perhaps the trickiest phase of any academic career to navigate because of the high levels of competition and the necessity to chop and change between lots of relatively short-term jobs. Positions for postdocs can have all types of different billings and different levels. Therefore, when you are looking for a new position you should be on the look out not only for the phrase 'postdoc' but also vacancies for research assistants, and the job title, research associate.

Despite it being an unpredictable and potentially stressful period, postdoctoral positions can give you the career satisfaction you are looking for. After your PhD, you may well be craving the new level of control and influence you have over the research you are conducting. On cutting-edge research teams, yours can be a voice of experience and can contribute to important decisions. This is the phase of when you truly pick your specialism and you can do that by taking advantage of the short-term research jobs on offer and see what interests you and what kind of post you are eventually looking for. Is an industry job at a research company the one for you, or would you rather go down the teaching route at universities or does the atmosphere at research institutes appeal to you? At the beginning of your postdoc career you won't necessarily know what suits you best so utilise the opportunity to play the field!

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The starting date will be November 1, 2014. The positions are limited to two years; they may be extended by a third year. Each of the positions will coordinate a junior research group. The junior research groups are oriented towards one of the seven focus areas below: 1. Constructions of norms 2....
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Munich, 23 July 2014
The Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies announces the following Individual FCFP fellowships for the academic year 2015/16 Junior fellowships (completed PhD plus initial - one to six years - post-doctoral experience) Senior fellowships (completed PhD plus a minimum of six years post-doctoral...
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), University of Freiburg, Freiburg, 30 July 2014
For detailed information on the requirements and activities associated with each of these positions, please consult www.dsm.museum/ueber-uns/stellenangebote.97.de.html In order to reduce the underrepresentation of women in this area, women having the same qualifications as their male co-applicants...
German Maritime Museum, Bremerhaven, 28 August 2014
The research of the chair focuses on the following topics: (1) economics of multifunctional forestry; (2) forestry economics and Global Change; (3) uncertainty and risk of forest management; (4) forest planning/strategic planning Responsibilities: cutting-edge research in one of the chair’s...
Albert-Ludwigs-University, https://www.google.de/search?q=tennenbacher+str+4+freiburg&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:de:official&client=firefox-a&gfe_rd=cr&ei=pv72U4myE8GGOsqkgaAF, 22 August 2014
Ihre Hauptaufgaben bestehen in der Entwicklung, Akquise und Leitung angewandter For­schungs­projekte mit Schwerpunkt im Bereich eTourism (Buchungsverhalten, Bewertungspor­tale, soziale Medien) oder im Bereich Nachhaltigkeit (Sozial-ökologische Netzwerke, Gover­nance, Resilienz). Hinzu kommt die...
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) - Chur, Chur (Switzerland), 4 August 2014
The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and collaborative bioinformatics team in an excellent scientific environment. The Dieterich Lab is unifying research and service tasks with an emphasis on questions in post-transcriptional gene regulation and ageing. Especially, novel technologies...
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, 2 August 2014
with good knowledge of macroeconomic theory and economic modeling. The initial employment contract will be for two years. An extension by additional four years is intended. Your Duties You will model and simulate the changes in the macro-economy that are associated with demographic and political...
Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich, 30 July 2014
Candidates: We welcome candidates from various disciplines including history, anthropology, law, sociology, political science, geography, econo­mics, and area studies. Applicants should be at the postdoctoral level or senior scholars. We would like the proposed projects to employ a historical and...
Humboldt University, Berlin, 17 July 2014
with self-designed projects in the natural sciences and engineering as well as in the humanities and social sciences. In principle, the positions could be established in any research area and shall enable the fellows to conduct an independent research project. Nevertheless, the integration in an...
University of Bremen, Bremen, 17 June 2014