New seminar: How to build your own lab- The toolkit for academic success: Funding, Science and People

How to build a lab 3

“I was trained to do everything but run a lab…”

This workshop aims to show you all the tools you need to start your own academic research group.

Funding will show you how to pick the right funding type for your plans and how to effectively write applications and proposals.

– funding opportunities in Germany, Europe and worldwide

– stipends and faculty positions: pro and contra

– planning and managing my start

– planning my careerHow to build a lab 2

Science will enable you to structure your own group and position it within the environment at your institute and beyond.

– scientific exchange between peers: other participants face the same challenges as you

– finding good collaborations

– how to get independent from your supervisor

– how to perform in interdisciplinary research

– how to find mentorsHow to build a lab 1

People is all about leading; yourself and your team. Topics can include:

– situational leadership

– team structures and hierarchies

– hiring and firing staff

– feedback

– conflict management

– effective meetings

– time management

The workshop is highly interactive, mostly based on discussions and interactive exercises. The exact content will be tailored to the wishes of the participants.

Susanne HennigDr. Susanne Hennig, Geschäftsführerin/Managing Director Center for NanoScience, LMU Munich

“Great workshop with a well-balanced mixture of knowledge transfer and interactive tasks. The trainers were very enthusiastic and close to the target group, and they did a great job in addressing the audience’s specific questions.”

The trainers

Dr. Philipp Gramlich and Jun.- Prof. Dr. Alexander Schiller are both cAlexander Schillerhemists who work as trainers for various transferrable skills such as leadership, communication and career planning. Nextto their work as trainers, both also hold leadership positions:

Philipp GramlichPhilipp Gramlich is team leader R&D, QC/shipping and analytics at Eurofins Genomics, Alexander Schiller leads his own research group as junior professor and Heisenberg fellow of the DFG. As chemists they share the scientific background of the participants, while being able to enrich the seminars with current experiences from industry and academia.

Duration: 2 days

Course type: Interactive seminar

Number of participants: Max. 12

In collaboration with

Schiller & Mertens

How does it work?

We´ll come to your research institute or university for two days. Please just contact us for further details. ( / +49 (0)89 99 016 971)

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