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
24-25 August 2020Führungskompetenzen in Wissenschaft und WirtschaftJena
4 September 2020, follow-up 16 December 2020Career Development through NetworkingLeipzig/ UFZ
8-9 September 2020Research Supervision: How to become a good doctoral supervisorJena
11 September 2020 -
15 January 2021
Herausforderungen bei Führung und Teamarbeit - Kollegiales Coaching für PostdocsJena
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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