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.
The Life Sciences belong to the most prosperous industries in Germany. What earning opportunities are to be expected in the life sciences and what prospects are there? An overview.
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