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Thursday, 16 May 2019

Application Training for Researchers

Date and time

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. &
Friday, 17 May 2019, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Joh. v. Neumann-Haus, Rudower Chaussee 25, 12489 Berlin

Target group

Female PhD students and postdocs, max. of 12 participants


WiNS Adlershof program (Women in Natural Sciences)



Application deadline

6 May 2019
Send to:


Dr. Sabine Blackmore

Further information

Workshop flyer

At the latest towards the end of the PhD, the question of the further running of your career becomes increasingly pressing. Often, the decision for or against an academic career forms the centre of these questions and all too often it is intertwined with a strong feeling of success or failure. Although the decision for or against academia can surely be read as setting your career, the possibilities for highly qualified academics are much more various and richer than merely working in- or outside university. This training aims at extending the participants’ perception with regard to their different career options (in- and outside academia) and offers a hands-on approach on the participants’ application documents in order to achieve an authentic way of applying. The workshop is conducted as part of the WiNS Adlershof program (Women in Natural Sciences).


Workshop content

  • Career paths in- and outside university: Working in higher education beyond research and teaching
  • Post-PhD exit strategies
  • Reading and understanding job adverts and different application processes
  • Applying in an authentic and professional way
  • Dealing with negative or no reply
  • Interview training


About the trainer

Dr. Sabine Blackmore who holds a doctorate in English Literature is an experienced academic as well as a former gender equality officer. As a coach, she focuses on young and established academics as well as university employees and teams (especially in gender equality). The topics of her trainings and workshops range from career trainings, gender equality workshops (e.g. Working with resistances), to topics about personal development.

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