Postdocs need to be highly skilled, ambitious, and flexible. In return, they are frequently offered little more than autonomy in their work. Advantages and disadvantages of the career as a junior researcher in Germany.
Many postdocs are academic staff working at a university or research institution. Their salary is governed by a collective agreement. How much do they earn?
Which scholarships and funding programmes for foreign postdocs are available in Germany? And under what circumstances are they granted? An overview.
Switzerland has some of the most sought-after universities in the world. This makes the country a highly attractive place to come for postdoctoral studies. It is also comparatively well paid. This article explores the area of postdoc in Switzerland.