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Early Career Researchers 

Promoting young researchers is of key importance at Ruhr Universität Bochum. They should be able to develop early in their careers and work independently. The University provides the best possible support here.

On the following pages, we offer an overview of the most important initiatives and projects relating to early career researchers.


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Professional Development

Rub offers various programmes for professional development for post-doctoral researchers, junior professors and for young research group leaders.  What’s more, there is an internal RUB mentoring programme for early career researchers.

RUB is particularly concerned about implementing equal opportunities in science. For people working in science, RUB offers customised mentoring programmes, professional development courses and platforms to exchange knowledge.

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ScienceCareerNet Ruhr

ScienceCareerNet Ruhr (SCNR) is a cross-university career development programme for early career researchers in the University Alliance Ruhr (Ruhr Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen).

For every phase in an academic career, specific programmes are offered that are tailored in terms of content to the respective subject group (engineering, natural sciences, humanities, economics, social sciences and educational sciences).