Information for iDiv postdoctoral researchers

This website provides an overview on the offers for postdocs by Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU), Leipzig University (UL) and Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) as well as offers by yDiv.

A specific iDiv postdoc career support programme is planned for the third funding phase of iDiv (subject to further funding of iDiv).

Courses and events (selection)

DatesCourse titleLocation
5 June 2020Third Party Funding Opportunities (Online)Leipzig/ iDiv
9 June 2020Möglichkeiten der Drittmittelförderung (Online)Leipzig/ UL
11 June 2020Postdoc Club: "Intercultural competence in academia" (Online)Leipzig/ UL
11-12 June 2020Grundlagen des Projektmanagements (Online)Jena
11 June 2020Drittmittelförderungen mit der Möglichkeit zur HabilitationHalle
11-12 June 2020Professionelle wissenschaftliche Betreuung: Wie entsteht eine produktive Betreuungsbeziehung? (Online)Halle
12 June 2020So verschieden sind Menschen - Führung von Teams unter Diversitätsaspekten (neu) denken (Online)Jena
15-23 June 2020Finding a Job in Germany – Applying and Working outside Academia (Online)Jena
16 June + 6 July 2020Plan B - How to find your career outside academia (Online)Jena
16 June 2020Daten publizieren: Warum, wo und wie? (Online)Leipzig/ UL
19 June 2020Auf dem Weg zur Professur: Wissenschaftskarriere in Deutschland sinnvoll strukturieren (Online)Halle
22+29 June 2020Datenmanagementpläne erstellen (Online)Leipzig/ UL
24 June 2020Drittmittel einwerben (Online)Jena
24 June 2020Supervision of doctoral researchers (Online)Leipzig/ UFZ
25 June 2020Turning Ideas into viable Business Models - Learn to use the Business Model CanvasLeipzig/ UFZ
6+13 July 2020Plan B - Alternativen zur Wissenschaftskarriere (Online)Jena
7 July 2020Taking the Lead - Bin ich bereit für die Führungsrolle?  (Online)Leipzig/ UFZ
15 July 2020How to write a competetive DFG-proposal (Online)Leipzig/ UL
17 July 2020Wissenschaftskarriere in Deutschland: Auf dem Weg zur Professur (Online)Jena
18 July - 30 September 2020Herausforderungen bei Führung und Teamarbeit - Kollegiales Coaching für PostdocsJena
23-24 July 2020Time Management for Young Researchers - Job, Life, FamilyJena
24-25 August 2020Führungskompetenzen in Wissenschaft und WirtschaftJena
4 Septemer 2020, follow-up 16 December 2020Career Development through NetworkingLeipzig/ UFZ
8-9 September 2020Research Supervision: How to become a good doctoral supervisorJena
17-18 September 2020Leadership Skills in Academia and IndustryJena
19-21 October 2020Introduction to Bayesian Statistics Using R and Stan for EcologistsLeipzig/ iDiv
2-3 November 2020Data VisualizationLeipzig/ iDiv
30 November-1 December 2020Good Scientific Practice for PostdocsLeipzig/ UFZ
14-15 January 2021Teaching in Higher Education - Advanced courseLeipzig/iDiv


Further offers

For postdocs employed at MLU

For postdocs employed at FSU

For postdocs employed at UL

For postdocs employed at UFZ

  • Career Center: information hub for all postdocs at UFZ. It supports UFZ postdocs in all questions and decisions about their careers. Individual consultations help developing career goals and strategies. Training and events designed for postdocs offer guidance and information on career options.
  • Helmholtz Mentoring program "Helmholtz Advance" supports talented staff who find themselves at a critical juncture in their lives and are about to make career-defining decisions, includes workshops and mentoring (open to participants of any gender)

For female postdocs


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