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Lecture series “Changing Academic Careers” in June 2021

The DZHW (Deutsche Zentrum für Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsforschung) is presenting an online lecture series in June by experts in the field of academic careers.

See the full program here.


07.06.2021, 2 – 4 p.m. CET

Isabel M. Habicht (PU Marburg) Publishing, signaling, social capital, and gender: Determinants of becoming a tenured professor in German political science. (Together with M. Schröder & M. Lutter)

Lena Zimmer (DZHW) The junior professorship and tenure track professorship as new career paths in German academia

14.06.2021, 2 – 4 p.m. CET

Christian Julmi & José Manuel Pereira (FU Hagen) When enough is enough: modelling the path from unreasonable tasks to the intention to leave academia. (Together with J. K. Bramlage & B. Jackenkroll)

Sandra Vietgen (DZHW) & Andreas Sarcletti (University of Hildesheim) Leaving academia. Determinants of doctoral candidates‘ dropout intentions

21.06.2021, 2 – 4 p.m. CET

Brigitte Schels (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg) Mapping career patterns in research: A sequence analysis of career histories of ERC applicants. (Together with C.J. Vinkenburg, S. Connolly, S. Fuchs & C. Herschberg)

Lea Goldan (University of Würzburg) Explaining employment sector choices among doctoral graduates in Germany (Together with S. Jaksztat & C. Gross)

28.06.2021, 2 – 4 p.m. CET

Patrick Gaule (University of Bath) An advisor like me? Advisor gender and post-graduate careers in science. (Together with M. Piacentini)

Kai Mühleck (DZHW) Challenging the intuition. Is a same-sex advisor beneficial for doctoral students? (Together with U. Schwabe)


Presentations will be held in English, participation is possible without registration.

Use the WebEx-link or join via the Meeting-ID: 181 002 1618 and password: msGzyUPi886.

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