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.
Dentistry is generally considered to be a crisis-proof industry with a future. Many prospective dentists choose the career due to the secure livelihood and an above-average salary, although ongoing changes to the operation of practices do have an impact.
It is only possible to understand higher education in the US in light of the intensified concentration of wealth in the country during the last thirty years.
Austria is home to over 50 institutions of higher education. Given its strong cultural scene, natural beauty and low living expenses, it is not surprising that Austria attracts international students seeking to do their PhDs.