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Postdoc Survey of the Max Planck Society PostdocNet

Screenshot 2023-07-10 at 12-28-58 HomeFrom July to October of 2022 the PostdocNet of the Max Planck Society surveyed 650 postdocs from more than 50 MPIs across Germany and abroad regarding a variety of topics in their work and personal lives. The survey contained over 120 questions from 5 main categories including working conditions, career development and well-being. The results highlight both the passion and pressure of the postdoc experience. Their findings are published here and the full report includes seven recommendations.