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Target group
The Dorothea Schlözer Mentoring Program aims at supporting female postdoctoral researchers (up to 3 years after PhD, plus times of child care) and last phase PhD candidates of the Göttingen Campus on their way to leading positions in research and society.

Application phaseNov 1 - Nov 30, 2019
Interested postdoctoral researchers and last-year PhDs are kindly asked to contact the coordinator Dr. Vera Bissinger before application.
Apply online: ! Obligatory application documents (in one pdf, for upload at the end of the online application):
- Motivation letter (ca. 1 page DinA4)
- CV
- list of publications
- brief and comprehensible description of own research (max. 1/2 page DinA4)

Online Application link will be activated in November 2019
Interviews with shortlisted applicantsDecember 2019.
The interview will be conducted by the coordinator and a member of the scientific advisory committee. The final group of mentees will be selected based upon several criteria, e.g. career potential, motivation for mentoring and individual situation.
Start of the 10th roundSpring 2020

Attachment to Göttingen Campus is mandatory for application. Mentees must have a contract as a postdoctoral researcher with any of these institutions or be a PhD candidate at Göttingen University.

The matching of each individual mentor/mentee tandem will be performed by the coordinator, based on the mentee's individual wishes and suggestions.

Financial contribution & language skills
The financial contribution for participating in this mentoring programme is 80 Euro (covers coffee breaks during mentoring workshops and catering during kick-off and closing event).

Please, note that all events and workshops of the mentoring programme are in English. Therefore good English knowledge is necessary for participation.

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact the Central Coordination Mentoring.