The event provides information on scientific support and career development for female scientist at the University of Heidelberg, introduces the key support programmes for women and gives advice on job offers and applications.
It is directed at young academics and scientists, advanced postgraduates and postdocs at the University of Heidelberg.
Wednesday, 13th of July 2022, 11-12:30 a.m.
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The event is going to be held online via zoom.
Episode 8: „Barriere Karriere?“ | BARRIEREFREIHEIT IN DER WISSENSCHAFT | Gespräch mit Prof. Jochen Guck Link
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Bilingual reading of the international bestseller "Sprache und Sein" / "Speaking and Being" by Kübra Gümüşay, 21.06.22, 1 pm.
No registration required.
zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88069678435?pwd=WjhHR0QzNTRGaG1kcnRqdExsRCtZUT09
Diversity events in the summer term:
ONLINE: Awareness-Training für Mitarbeiter*innen: Antirassismus, 21.07.2022, 16:00 – 19:00 Uhr Link
6 International perspectives on post-doctoral careers within and outside of the university. What can we learn from UK, US and the Netherlands?
Wednesday, 11 April 2022, 4–5.30 p.m.
Panel discussion – in English
Dr. Helke Hillebrand / Graduate Academy University of Heidelberg
Ella Ulrike Klenke (PhD) / National Institutes of Health Washington D.C.
Ines P. Perpetuo (PhD) / Imperial College London
Inge C. M. van der Weijden (PhD) / Leiden University
7 Rethinking Careers — Ways Towards Scientific Excellence. Perspectives from Politics and Scientific Institutions
Monday, 16 May 2022, 10 a.m.
Theresia Bauer / Minister of Science, Research and Art, Baden-Württemberg
Dr. Sabine Behrenbeck / Head of the Department of Tertiary Education / Wissenschaftsrat
Dr. Armin Krawisch / Head of the Group of Graduates and Career Support / Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft
Ilka Schießler-Gäbler / Head of Unit of Programmes & Networks / Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Prof. Dr. Karin Schumacher / Prorector for Quality in Development / University of Heidelberg
The event is open for members of the university; signing up is not necessary.
Access via Zoom:
Find more information on the event series here.
As a part of the Baden-Württemberg-wide campaign “zieh einen Schlussstrich” (“To put an end to something”), the Heidelberg University sets an example for a respectful and fair companionship and against sexual harassment, bullying, stalking and discrimination.
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The registration process is conducted through the Equal Opportunity Office. Please register at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carmen Waiblinger, email@example.com
Members of the University of Heidelberg with children or relatives to be cared for, who are preparing or holding lectures for the winter semester 2020/21 and who also have care responsibilities, can receive direct support.
To provide support, the financing of a student assistant (up to 35 hours per semester) or a research assistant (up to 20 hours per semester) can be applied for.
In the informal application, the family situation must be described and the necessary support by a student assistant must be justified.
Applications can no longer be submitted.
To support students with children during the Corona pandemic, the "Study Parents Fund" was established at the University of Heidelberg. Students with children at the University of Heidelberg who are not able to use childcare due to the Corona Pandemic and need short-term and spontaneous financial support to organise or finance childcare themselves are eligible for support from the "Study Parents Fund". -> more
The online tutorial “Gender Bias in Appointment Procedures” offers information and recommendations on how to avoid discrimination. -> more
In 2017, Heidelberg University was certified as a family-friendly University for the third time by audir berufundfamilie. In 2018, the University also signed the “Familie in der Hochschule” charter. Read the announcement from Heidelberg University. -> more
Can you save precious time? Yes, sometimes.The Concierge Service of Heidelberg University will show you how. The individual offers of the Concierge-Service help female researchers and visiting scholars better combine work and family responsibilities. -> more
The summary of courses on Gender and Diversity Studies for the summer semester 2022 will be online soon.
LERU has been delving into how implicit bias potentially undermines the academic meritocracy, consulting with Europe’s leading universities that make up its members to find out how they view implicit bias and how they deal with it. -> more
With the Margarete von Wrangell Habilitation Programme the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg wants to encourage qualified researchers to qualify as a professor by offering them financial support. Funding takes the form of an employment (pay grade 13/TV-L) limited to five years, three years of which are financed by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg and the European Social Fund, and two years are funded by the respective university. Application deadline is 09 September 2020. -> more
Entering its thirtieth year at Heidelberg University, equal opportunity has had many advocates. Established in November 1987, the office of the Women's Representative, now Equal Opportunity Commissioner, can look back on a varied history. -> more