Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Logo_Viadrina_Mentoring_web_150pix ©Giraffe Werbeagentur GmbH / BlissmediaViadrina Mentoring and Coaching Program for Female Postdoctoral Researchers

Who: female doctoral researchers in the final stage of their PhD, postdoctoral researchers, female heads of junior research groups and female junior professors

Duration: 12 month

Purpose: The mentoring program includes a mentoring relationship, workshops and individual coaching. Female researchers are enabled to plan systematically their next career steps and to prepare for evaluation procedures and application processes. Moreover, a framework program provides the opportunity to develop networks within the scientific community. International researchers get deeper insights into requirements, conditions, structures and proceedings in the German-speaking scientific community.
The mentoring relationship and individual coaching can be offered in English.

However, to draw your personal maximum benefit from all elements of the program, you should understand spoken German language well, be able to understand the core issues in discussions and be able to actively participate in conversations. If you have doubts as to whether your German skills are sufficient, do not hesitate to contact Viadrina Mentoring Group.

Closing Date: 31.01.2021

Please find more details about the program and application here or the PDF brochure.

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