Postdoctoral career planning
Our offers for postdoctoral researchers
After successfully completing your doctorate, it is now time to set the course for your future career – as a researcher or even outside academia. Expand your (academic) profile with our workshops as well as career and networking events.
Flyer: Joint offers for postdocs in the winter semester 2022/23 (PDF)
Work out strategies for dealing with the challenges of your further research activities with the support of professional trainers.
The winter semester 2022/23 program is currently running.
Which are the next steps after the Postdoc phase? What career options do I have as a postdoctoral researcher? Which funding program would be suitable for my next research project? The Karriereforum for postdocs is all about your individual career planning.
Next date: 23–24 March 2023 (Topic: Postdoc funding programs for (international) research)
Where do we go from here after the doctorate? Ask your questions about your career and discuss with representatives from the private sector, industry, public service, foundations, and non-profit organizations in a casual atmosphere during this annual exchange.
Next date: 14. November 2022
Get in touch with your peers from the three UA Ruhr universities and international postdocs. An expert talk or a panel discussion will provide impetus on career-relevant topics.
Next date: Summer 2023
Benefit from the close exchange with experienced professors, from a customized seminar program and from networking with other female postdoctoral researchers during this two-year program. You will broaden your understanding of the academic world and your ability to act accordingly. A tailored and subject-specific program for female postdoctoral researchers in the humanities and social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering starts every two years.
Start of the next postdoc program: Fall 2023
Recent events of your local graduate institutions
Many events of the graduate institutions are open to all doctoral researchers of the University Alliance Ruhr. Please find information on vacancies in the news section and in the event calendar.
The local graduate institution at your university
The individual graduate institutions of the three UA Ruhr universities offer a versatile workshop and event program for their early career researchers on-site beyond the joint offers on RAR level.
They are also your central point of contact for advice on individual career planning and advancement: