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Postdoc in Germany: Brazil 2022
Apr 28, 09:00-
May 10, 18:00(UTC-03:00) America/Sao_Paulo
Postdoc in Germany: Brazil 2022
Workshop on April 28th
Online Matchmaking on May 09th – 10th (Register right here at the bottom of the page)
The Liaison Office São Paulo of Freie Universität Berlin, the Liaison Office for Latin America of Technical University of Munich, the Brazil Center of the University of Münster, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, the University of Potsdam and Technische Universität Berlin cordially invite prospective post-doctoral researchers to this Opportunities Online-Workshop for candidates from Brazil.
The German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH São Paulo) is co-organizing this event.
The event is split in two parts: an information event taking place at the Goethe Institut São Paulo on April 28 and completely virtual matchmaking sessions from May 09-10.
Book your individual one-on-one video call with representatives of German universities and institutions for May 09-10. Individual calls can be booked by accessing the “members” section and click on the person you would like to talk to and “request a meeting” – a time schedule of this person will appear and then just choose the time and the meeting request will be sent to the person.
DAY 1: Information day, April 28th, 2022 – Goethe Institut
Learn everything you need to know about how to do a postdoc at these excellent German universities, the financing opportunities in Germany and general aspects of a career paths in the German research system.
08:30 – 09:00 (BRT) | Covid Testing (free) – or bring your own test (not older than 24 hours)
09:00 – 09:30 (BRT) | Welcome coffee & Registration
09:30 – 10:00 (BRT) | Welcome & Opening Remarks
Welcome & Moderation: Sören Metz (TUM)
Welcome Words: Marcio Weichert, German Centre for Research and Innovation São Paulo (DWIH São Paulo)
Doing your postdoc in Germany – an Introduction: Christiane Wüllner, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
10:00 – 11:30 (BRT) | Opportunities & Funding | Lectures
German Research Foundation (DFG): Raquel Nascimento (10 min.)
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH): Marcelo de Araujo (Ambassador Scientist AvH) (10 min.)
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): Milena Lutz (DAAD) (5 min.)
- EURAXESS: Charlotte Grawitz (5 min.)
Pitches from the participating universities (5 minutes each):
University of Münster (WWU): Laura Redondo
Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB): Jörn Benzinger
Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin): Christian Lazar
Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin): Jan an Haack
University of Potsdam (UP): Sven Dinklage
Technical University of Munich (TUM): Björn Jahnke
11:30 -12:30 (BRT) | How to get started. Ask your peers!
Personal and academic requirements, where to look for calls and job offers, first contact with a potential host, and much more! Discuss with Brazilian alumni: Marcelo de Araujo (UERJ / Postdoc at Uni Kostanz / Ambassador Scientist AvH) & Thiago Lima Nicodemo (Unicamp / Postdoc at Freie Universität Berlin), moderated by Orga-Team.
12:30 -13:30 (BRT) | Lunch break
13:30 -15:00 (BRT) | Thematic tables
Modus: tables will be changed every 15 Minutes
- Funding Agencies (AvH / DAAD / DFG)
- Research Fields (Universities plus Alumni)
- Social Sciences and Humanities Table
- Career Pathways (How to succeed in the German Research system) (Universities plus Funding agencies)
- Visa Procedures (German Consulate-General São Paulo)
15:00 (BRT) | Wrap-Up & Matchmaking online
Outlook for Matchmaking on May 09 & 10, Closing Remarks, Summary and Wrap Up
DAY 2 & 3 : Matchmaking, May 09 and 10, 2022
May 09: 08 – 09 AM (BRT) – Tips and Hints Session
Exclusively for all registered participants in the matchmakings, Christiane Wüllner & Ursula Justus (RUB Research School) will offer a Tips and Hints session. All registered participants will be sent a ZOOM link one week before the event.
We will provide general tips and thoughts about acquiring third-party money and highlight the importance of a strategic planning. We will also elaborate on the typical do’s and don’ts when it comes to starting a collaboration with German researchers. We are looking forward to hosting you and will provide plenty of time to discuss your questions and comments. Moderated by Jörn Benzinger, RUB Research School. Your hosts: Christiane Wüllner & Ursula Justus, RUB Research School.
Matchmakings: May 09 and 10 from 09 AM – 06 PM (BRT)
Please book your individual meetings with the representatives of the universities and funding agencies directly by accessing the “members” section and click on the person you would like to talk to and “request a meeting” – a time schedule of this person will appear and then just choose the time and the meeting request will be sent to the person.