Courses & events

yDiv seeks to qualify its postdoctoral researchers with an excellent training programme, tailored to their specific needs. It also creates opportunities for integration and networking.

yDiv courses for postdocs

yDiv postdoc courses focus on five main categories, which are preeminent for your postdoc career.

Each category includes relevant transferable skills courses, which will help you develop your research and competency profile in order to achieve your desired career goals in- or outside academia.

You are free to choose the ones that interest or benefit you most. The courses are an excellent opportunity to get to know other postdocs at iDiv and within the iDiv consortium.

LEAD
Training of leadership and supervision skills, project management

COMMUNICATE
Training of communication skills

TEACH
Training of basic and advanced teaching skills and didactic methods

WRITE
Training of advanced grant writing, publications

KNOW
Training of professional expertise


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Q&A sessions for postdocs

Q&A sessions are a series of short informative talks on topics like the academic career system, alternative career paths, career and family or the German working law. It’s a perfect opportunity for you to ask your questions on topics with regard to your postdoc work environment.


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Upcoming yDiv courses & events for postdocs

Situational Leadership in Academia: Supervision, Mentoring and Delegation

Date: 27-28 July 2021

Lecturer: Dorothee Kaiser

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 16 participants

 

Writing a successful reseach grant proposal

Date: 1 September 2021

Lecturer: Carsten Meyer

Location: iDiv Leipzig or online

Type of event: Short workshop

Max. participants: 25 participants

Credit points: n.a.

Postdoc Retreat - Workshop: Communicate your science - networking strategies for postdocs

Date: 4-5 October 2021

Lecturer: Rosmarie Neumann

Location: Gut Frohberg, Käbschütztal

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 15 participants

How to Write a Policy Brief

Date: 9 September 2021, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lecturer: Andrea Perino

Location: iDiv Leipzig or online

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 12 participants

Credit points: 0.5 CP

yDiv event series: Mental Well-being in Academia - Navigating Supervision. Supervisors, communication, and boundaries

Date: 21 October 2021

Lecturer: Desiree Dickerson, PhD

Location: online via Zoom

Type of event: Talk

Max. participants: 100 participants

Credit points: n.a.

Successful moderation training – conducting effective meetings and discussions

Date: 16-17 September 2021

Lecturer: Markus Gyger

Location: Online

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 12 participants

New date tba! Project Management

Date: tba

Lecturer: Neela Enke

Location: Online on Zoom

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12 participants

 


Data Analysis with R

Date: 13, 15, 18 and 19 October 2021

Lecturer: Rick Scavetta

Location: Online via Zoom

Type of course: Methods

Max. participants: 12 participants

Credit points: 0.5 CP

Solving conflicts in the academic postdoc environment

Date: 2-3 December 2021 / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lecturer: Ronny Denk

Location: iDiv Leipzig

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 10 participants

 

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Upcoming Course offers by our partners

As a member of the iDiv postdoc programme, you have access to the courses of the graduate academies at the universities and our cooperation partners. Please find a list of partners below.

How to Master a Job Interview

Date: 2 August 2021 / 9:30am - 3:00pm                                  5 August 2021 / 9:30am - 4:30pm

Lecturer: Heidi Störr

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

Credit points: 0.5 CP

Fundamentals of Business Administration and Management

Date: 23 - 25 August 2021 / 9:00am - 3:30pm

Lecturer: Daniel Pastuh

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 18

Credit points: 1.0 CP

Scientific Presentations

Date: 8 September 2021 / 9:00am - 5:00pm

Lecturer: Karl-Andrew Woltin

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 9

Credit points: 0.5 CP

Research Supervision: How to become a good doctoral supervisor

Date: 9 - 10 September 2021 / 9:00am - 5:00pm

Lecturer: Karl-Andrew Woltin

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 20

Credit points: 1.0 CP

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Partner institutions and their programmes


Contact

Ulrike Krumrey
Postdoctoral Programme Coordinator 

Room: A.00.19
Phone: +49 341 9733267
Email: ulrike.krumrey@idiv.de 

Johanna Müller
Administrative Assistant

Room: A.00.19
Phone: +49 341 9733126
Email: johanna.mueller@idiv.de

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