Postdocs should bear one thing in mind above all else: a strategy to withdraw from academia is highly advisable, for secure positions are rare.
Postdocs need to be highly skilled, ambitious, and flexible. In return, they are frequently offered little more than autonomy in their work.
Universities and research institutions have strict requirements and high expectations for postdoc applications. How to make a good impression.
Although there are positive signs of change, working conditions for postdocs in Germany remain difficult. Andreas Keller, director of the GEW explains exactly where the problems lie and what changes still need to be made.
Home to numerous prestigious universities, scientific academies and research groups, Austria is at the forefront of scientific research and careers in Europe. What are the opportunities and career prospects for a scientist in Austria today?
What helps you succeed in applying for a management position in the private sector might be a deal-breaker at university – and vice versa.
Will I need a visa to be allowed into Germany? And what will I need to consider when it comes to work and residence permits, if I want to work in Germany?