Universität Bonn

Agricultural Faculty

PostDoc Office

In the postdoc phase, the main focus is on acquiring further scientific knowledge and skills (qualification & career development) and on orientation and networking in the national and international scientific system (internationalization & networking).

If the goal is to remain in academia, it makes sense to gain teaching skills, experience in obtaining external funding, and generally increase the visibility of your work (publications, conferences) and yourself in academia (committee work, academic self-administration).

Throughout the postdoc phase, you will receive active support and guidance in planning your personal and professional future at the LWF PostDoc Office. You can take advantage of the comprehensive services offered by the  Argelander Competence Center Argelander Competence Center of the University of Bonn.

In addition, the LWF works closely with your cooperation partners for example the Career Center & Postdoc Office of FZ Jülich.


Point of contact for all questions concerning the qualification phase

Individual counseling sessions by appointment

Workshops and seminars on demand

The Faculty of Agriculture is starting a mentoring program for early career Researchers (PostDocs) with the Collaborative Research Center 1502 DETECT.

Guidelines for Mentees

Guidelines for Mentors

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Subscribe to the mailing list of the Faculty-PostDocs and the newsletter of the Academic Career Development to receive regular information.

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Dr. Susanne Plattes

Advisor - Research and young scientists

Meckenheimer Allee 172

53115 Bonn

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