"How to apply for an academic job"
2-day training course
This course supports you in applying successfully for a post in research or higher education. It takes you through the main steps of the application process, from the decision to embark on an academic career right through to the final stages of negotiating your contract. This seminar will enable you to assess your skills in terms of the job you want and increase your awareness of the resources available for finding job openings and potential employers. You will learn how to pitch your CV exactly so that they match the job openings which interest you, as well as gain invaluable advice on how to prepare for job interviews and how to respond to the kinds of questions you can expect from selection committees. We also cover the important matter of what to consider during campus visits, and how to make the best possible impression on your potential employer. You will also learn how to react when offered a position, how best to negotiate in order to get your career off to a good start, and how to build a sound relationship with your future employer.
What you learn
PhD students from the second year onwards of their doctoral studies. Post-docs and junior researchers as well as research or teaching assistants who hold a PhD. This course is suitable for those about to start applying for jobs, as well as for those already in the process of actively searching for a post.
Venue: Munich, Germany