16.+17. April 2024 [9:00 - 17:00]

The course addresses senior postdocs from BOKU and TU Vienna aiming for a professorship.


Get strategic advice on how to prepare for an appointment procedure
Gather information about selection processes
Optimize your self presentation


Selection procedures in Austria and Germany
International selection processes
Formal and informal rules in selection procedures
Cover letter/motivation letter
How to write a CV/resume
How to prepare for a selection procedure
How to present yourself to a commitee
Talk and mock lecture
Tricky questions and smart answers/prepare for the interview
How to negotiate resources and salary


Input, discussion, reader, exercises, feedback

Group size: max. 8 participants

The workshop will take place 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

Info for registration

Registration only via  BOKU online (Login is necessary) --> Services --> BOKU's-Trainingpassport/Trainings

The participation is free of charge.
Please note our terms and conditions.