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02) Career Development Plan

As part of the target agreement postdocs develop a personal career development plan that is subject to continuous evolution and regular revision together with the functional supervisor.

Essential elements that should be included in the career development plan are:


(a) the envisaged professional future,


(b) the desired qualification goals (all career paths should be considered on equal footing),


(c) personal milestones (e.g. publications, conference presentations, collaborations etc.) and a time line,


(d) the necessary qualification steps (e.g., habilitation or habilitation-adequate achievements, teaching experience, experience in personnel management as well as training in professional skills, mobility),


(e) administrative responsibilities to engage in.


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