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

Notes on the procedure for face-to-face workshops

Our workshops are held in compliance with the current hygiene concept of Leipzig University and the Saxon Corona Protection Ordinance. According to that, the 3G rule will be adhered to in order to protect you, our trainers and staff from infection with the corona virus. We kindly ask you to only register for our on-site workshops if you can provide verification on the day of the event. Registered persons who arrive at the Villa Tillmanns without verification will be denied access. Thank you for understanding.

 

Writing a successful reseach grant proposal

Date: 28 October 2021

Lecturer: Carsten Meyer

Location: iDiv Leipzig or online

Type of event: Short workshop

Max. participants: 25 participants

Credit points: n.a.

yDiv Career Days

Date: 11-12 November 2021

Lecturer: Several

Location: iDiv Leipzig and online

Type of event: Workshops, Lectures, Talk

Credit points: 0.5-1

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

 

Project Management

Date: 7-8 February 2022

Lecturer: Neela Enke

Location: Online on Zoom

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12 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.

Data Science with R: Introduction

Date: 22-23 October 2021 / 9:00 am - 5:00 pm                         

Lecturer: Thomas Köntges

Location: online

Type of course: Method course

Max. participants: 12

 

Research Data Management – Make your data count!

Date: 25 & 27 October 2021 / 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lecturer: Cora Assmann, Annett Schröter, Volker Schwartze

Location: online

Type of course: Method Course

Max. participants: 20

 

Drittmitteleinwerbung. Workshop für Nachwuchswissenschaftler:innen

Date: 26 October 2021/ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lecturer: Benjamin Sippel

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 24

 

Visual Communication in Science - Science Graphics & Illustration

Date: 26-27 October 2021 / 9:00 am - 3:30 pm             

Lecturer: Thomas Fester

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: n.s.

 

Introduction to Meta-analysis

Date: 3 - 5 November 2021/ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Lecturer: Christian Ristok, Stephan Kambach

Location: online

Type of course: Method Course

Max. participants: n.s.

 

Data Science with R: Intermediate

Date: 5 - 6 November 2021/ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lecturer: Thomas Köntges

Location: online

Type of course: Method Course

Max. participants: 12

 

Managing Data - Good Scientific Practice for Postdocs

Date: 8 November 2021 / 9:00 am - 1:00 pm             

Lecturer: Michael Gommel

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: n.s.

 

Creative Methods to support Inter- and Transdisciplinary Collaboration

Date: 11 November 2021/ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm            12 November 2021/ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm      

Lecturer: Jenny Pick, Berit Edlich

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

 

How to become a professor – how to structure your postdoc

Date: 15 November 2021 / 9:30 am - 4:00 pm             

Lecturer: Matthias Zach

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

 

Authorship - Good Scientific Practice for Postdocs

Date: 23 November 2021 / 9:00 am - 1:00 pm             

Lecturer: Michael Gommel

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: n.s.

 

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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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