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
PostponedMöglichkeiten der DrittmittelförderungLeipzig/ UL
PostponedPostdoc Club: "Intercultural competence in academia"Leipzig/ UL
PostponedDas ist doch nicht fair! Mikropolitik und Macht in der WissenschaftJena
PostponedHerausforderungen bei Führung und Teamarbeit - Kollegiales Coaching für PostdocsJena
21 April 2020R and teamwork for better science in less timeLeipzig/ iDiv
21 April 2020Drittmittelanträge für eine eigene Stelle im In- und/oder Ausland in der PostDoc-Phase Halle
22 April 2020Handling Review Processes of Scientific Publications from an Author, Reviewer and Editor PerspectiveLeipzig/ UFZ
7-8 May 2020Die dunkle Seite der Wissenschaft: Umgang mit Prokrastination, Perfektionismus, Zweifel und SackgassenHalle
27 May 2020Vorstellungsgespräch und GehaltsverhandlungenHalle
5 June 2020Third Party Funding OpportunitiesLeipzig/ iDiv
11 June 2020Drittmittelförderungen mit der Möglichkeit zur HabilitationHalle
11-12 June 2020Professionelle wissenschaftliche Betreuung: Wie entsteht eine produktive Betreuungsbeziehung?Halle
16 June 2020Plan B - How to find your career outside academiaJena
19 June 2020Auf dem Weg zur Professur: Wissenschaftskarriere in Deutschland sinnvoll strukturierenHalle
17-18 June 2020Finding a Job in Germany – Applying and Working outside AcademiaJena
22 June 2020Self-Leadership: Entwickeln einer gesunden Führungshaltung Halle
24 June 2020Drittmittel einwerbenJena
25 June 2020Turning Ideas into viable Business Models - Learn to use the Business Model CanvasLeipzig/ UFZ
13-14 July 2020Leadership Skills in Academia and IndustryJena
17 July 2020Wissenschaftskarriere in Deutschland: Auf dem Weg zur ProfessurJena
23-24 July 2020Time Management for Young Researchers - Job, Life, FamilyJena
24-25 August 2020Führungskompetenzen in Wissenschaft und WirtschaftJena
8-9 September 2020Research Supervision: How to become a good doctoral supervisorJena
19-21 October 2020Introduction to Bayesian Statistics Using R and Stan for EcologistsLeipzig/ iDiv
2-3 November 2020Data VisualizationLeipzig/ iDiv
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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