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Pursuing an academic career

Monday 12 September, 13:30 - 14:45 

Room 1.3 Bruno Schmitz Bankett

The EMBO Meeting speaker faculty will facilitate discussion, answer questions and recommend appropriate resources on a variety of topics related to careers in academia. 

This session is already full.

Up to ten participants and two mentors will be seated for round table discussions per topic:

1a. After your PhD - what comes next in academia? The choice between a postdoc in your home country or abroad, Europe, the USA or elsewhere? for PhD students - fully booked
Facilitator: Martin Taylor  & Laurent Duret

1b. as above - fully booked
Facilitators: Ulrike Kutay & Buzz Baum

2a. Planning your career – obtaining an appropriate postdoc position : should I change field / country? What should I take into account for when visiting a lab / speaking with a potential supervisor?  for PhD students - fully booked
Facilitators: Cornelius Gross & Eleftheria Zeggini

2b. as above - fully booked
Facilitators: Gijsje Koenderink & Martin Beck

3. Starting your own lab: where and how (i.e. tenured positions, fellowships, grants) and other issues - for senior postdocs - fully booked
Facilitators: Ben Lehner & Franck Perez

4. Job application strategies for academic positions: applying for independent positions - first as a junior independent investigator and then at higher (assistant professor) level - for postdocs- fully booked
Facilitators: Maria Carmo-Fonseca & David Tollervey

5. Publishing: How important is it for your career? When is your story ready to be published? Which journal to try? Who should be involved in writing the paper, and who should be co-authors? How to reply to editors and reviewers - for senior postdocs and junior PIs  - fully booked
Facilitators: Ruedi Aebersold & Jonas Ries

6. Writing your first grant. Grant opportunities for young scientists within Europe - for senior postdocs and junior PIs  - fully booked
Facilitator: Lukas Kapitein & Peter Vandenabeele

7. Defining and refining research directions for your project and your group - for junior PIs  - fully booked
Facilitators: Laura Machesky & Peter Friedl

8. Raising a family while pursuing a career in research - for all - fully booked
Facilitators: Ido Amit & Francesca Peri