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Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS)

Straße am Forum 3
76131 Karlsruhe

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+++ CANCELED +++ Opening celebration of the KHYS Postdoc Office

From January 1, 2020 KHYS Postdoc office will be the central contact point for career advice and support for postdoctoral researchers at KIT.
The KHYS Postdoc Office will be officially opened on March 17, 2020 with a celebration. All postdocs and all young scientists interested in a postdoc phase at KIT are cordially invited to this event!
The event will start at 5.00 p.m. in the Senate Hall of KIT (Adolf-Würth-Gebäude, 11.30, Engelbert-Arnold-Straße 2 in Karlsruhe) with a panel discussion on the topic „Career Paths after the Postdoc Phase: Possibilities and Strategies“. The discussion will be followed by a get-together in a relaxed atmosphere with food and beverages to give all participants the opportunity to better know each other. Please note that the travel and accommodation expenses (according to the applicable travel expenses regulation) for postdocs of KIT working at HIU or IMK-IFU can be refunded.

We look forward to meeting you!

Registration closed!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Amanda Sahrbacher

Download the poster of this event here!


Preliminary program:

4.30 p.m.   Registration
5.00 p.m.

Opening ceremony


Welcome: Prof. Dr. Oliver Kraft (Vice-President for Research, KIT)

Welcoming speeches:

Ulrich Steinbach (Deputy Minister, Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Württemberg)

Dr. Carina Sprungk (Talent Management, Helmholtz Association)

5.20 p.m.

   Panel discussion

    „Career Paths after the Postdoc Phase: Possibilities and Strategies“


Prof. Dr. Oliver Kraft (Vice-President for Research, KIT)

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Katharina Scherf (Institute of Applied Biosciences, Department of Bioactive and Functional Food Chemistry, KIT)

Dr. Elmar Dorner (Deput Director Central Research Services, SAP SE, Karlsruhe, Germany)

Dr. Frederik Kotz (Glassomer GmbH, Freiburg, Germany)

Dr. Clotilde Minster (Young Professional, World Bank, Washington, DC, USA)

Moderation: Dr. Christiane Kasack (Coach and Trainer in freelance, formerly Talent Management at the Helmholtz Association)

7.00 p.m. Get-together

Two for one: Use the opportunity of your participation in the opening celebration of the KHYS Postdoc Office to attend the workshop "Project Management in Science and Technology for Postdocs" (1.5-days) on March 17, 2020, and March 18, 2020. More information here.