Postdocs should bear one thing in mind above all else: a strategy to withdraw from academia is highly advisable, for secure positions are rare.
Physicists working in the private sector can expect a salary significantly higher than average. If physicists remain in teaching and research, diverse opportunities are available, but are associated with a fairly average income.
How to apply to a German Graduate School? Practical tips to help you with application documents, including research proposals, cover letters and CVs.
2019 marks the fourth round of the German Excellence Initiative (now the Excellence Strategy), a programme that aims to promote and support cutting-edge scientific research. But what exactly does the initiative fund, how does it work and why is it important for international scientists?