Up to 8 senior postdocs work for one year to further develop their scientific careers. The coaching group supports senior postdoc researchers when working on their scientific profile and aiming at submitting a habilitation.
The peer group discusses latest problems and possible solutions, answers open questions and works together on success strategies and proactive career planning. The mutual work on a regular basis strengthens reflectivity, consulting competence and problem-solving skills of the participants. An experienced coach helps the group develop as proactive, advice giving peer group. Additionally she brings in useful material and topics, such as insights into the Austrian university system, application strategies, negotiation skills, work life balance and time management.
Strategic career development; Reflect career decisions and strategies; Develop solution finding skills; Application strategies; Negotiation skills; Conflict managament skills; Work life balance; Time management
Input, peer coaching, exercises, discussion, self-reflection, experience exchange
Group size: max. 8 participants
The workshop will take place at BOKU Türkenschanze and/or online via ZOOM.
Mag.a Ute Riedler
Career counsellor, specialized on communicative and strategic advice for academics, such as application procedures and negotiating research environments.
Publication: Färber, Riedler, Black Box Berufung. Strategien auf dem Weg zur Professur. 2. erw. Aufl. Campus 2016
Registration takes place via an application process. Please apply only if you can attend all dates bindingly, the places are strongly limited.
Since we want to pay attention to an optimal group composition, we ask you for a one-page motivation letter in which you describe your current position and your scientific profile in overview as well as concrete concerns for the group coaching and attach a detailed and updated CV.
Please send your application via mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The group will be composed in the course of February. We already ask for your understanding if not all interested candidates can be included in the program.