CareerCafé 2015. Photo: Claudia Dislich/UFZ Leipzig

HIGRADE CareerCafé

For the HIGRADE CareerCafé we invite professionals with academic backgrounds who work in exciting positions related to environmental research. Our guests present their personal career paths and doctoral researchers have the opportunity for in-depth discussions in a relaxed atmosphere.

The next HIGRADE CareerCafé is planned for 27 September 2017 (13:30-17:00 / UFZ Leipzig: hall 1 A, KUBUS).

HIGRADE CareerCafé _Flyer.pdf

You will have the opportunity to discuss careers in science, industry and technology transfer with our speakers:

  • Prof. Dr. Oliver Bossdorf, Head of Plant Evolutionary Ecology Group at the Institute of Evolution & Ecology, University of Tübingen
  • Dr. Carla Gimkiewicz, Executive Specialist Environmental Health and Safety, BASF, Berlin
  • Dr. Randy Kurz, Manager of Technology Transfer, BIO-NET LEIPZIG Technologietransfergesellschaft mbH, Leipzig
Schedule of the event:

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Welcome & Introduction
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Presentation of Speakers’ Career Paths / CVs
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Panel Discussion on different Career Paths
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Small Group Discussions
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Closing & Chill out

More detailed information on the speakers will be available here shortly.

We cordially invite you to this HIGRADE event and are looking forward to vivid and fruitful discussions!

Please register here

Please have a look at our archive to find out about our guests of past HIGRADE CareerCafés. If you know professionals who might be potential guests for our CareerCafés, please do not hesitate to contact us .