Postdocs should bear one thing in mind above all else: a strategy to withdraw from academia is highly advisable, for secure positions are rare.
People often start studying of psychology due to a desire to understand human nature and shape social contexts. However, the choices made while planning these studies will set the course of your future career as a psychologist.
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.