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Postdoctoral ProgrammeCareer Development

Career Events

 

Preparing for the Academic Job Market

Preparing for the Academic Job Market

Features of the course include:

  • Prepare late stage Postdocs for interviews in the academic job market
  • Available two to three times a year, based upon demand
  • Led by experienced members of EMBL faculty
  • Mutual evaluation of own project proposals, CVs, cover letters and job talks
  • Simulation of search committee interviews
  • Insight into what search committees look for
  • Advice on negotiating positions

EMBL Career Day

EMBL Career Day

The annual EMBL Career Options Day is designed to provide young scientists with an overview of non-academic career possibilities that are open to scientists. The event includes:

  • Speakers from a wide range of disciplines
  • Advice about various career paths
  • Insight into the daily working life of the speakers
  • The opportunity to meet with speakers in small groups over lunch

Wine and Cheese

Wine and Cheese

The postdoctoral programme organizes various social activities through out the year such as the very popular wine and cheese events. The annual postdoctoral retreat and the EMBL lab day also provide opportunities for postdocs from across the five EMBL sites to get together and exchange ideas.