INVITATION TO UNIQUE UCPH NETWORK EVENT

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR PHD’S AND POSTDOCS OUTSIDE ACADEMIA

Morten Esmann

Senior Consultant and Career Counsellor

The Danish Society of Engineers (IDA)

What should PhD’s and Postdocs do to get jobs outside academia? Data and statistics: Which jobs exist beyond academia and what skills are in demand? How can you prepare for an alternative career path applying your research skills?

These questions and many more will all be answered, at this unique UCPH Network event where you will have the pleasure of meeting Morten Esmann from IDA, who will be sharing experiences in the area of career development for young researchers.

The UCPH’s network for employees involved in researcher career development for PhD's and Postdocs* is hosting a unique event focusing on sharing of experiences in the area of career development for young researchers.

Programme

  •   Welcome

-          Mark de Vos and Mary K. Kobia

International Mobility Consultants

Shared HR - International Staff Mobility (ISM)

-          Meet Mette Fog Skriver

Career Consultant for PhD’s and Postdocs at UCPH

  •   The knowledge exchange

-          Morten Esmann from The Danish Society of Engineers (IDA)

1. Career opportunities for PhD’s outside academia

  • What does IDA do/organise in the field of career development for PhD and Postdoc?

  • What works/doesn’t work?

  • Is there an increasing demand from young researchers for career development initiatives/career support?

  • How does the current landscape look like?

2. Knowledge of labour market trends and employment patterns for PhD’s

  • Focus on data information sharing; Past, current and future labour market trends.

  • Main challenges, opportunities and global drives?

    •   Group interactive session

    Creating synergy

    How can we start creating more synergy across higher education and other stakeholders in regards to information sharing career development initiatives for young researchers?

    •   Plenary take-aways, goodbyes, and a light lunch to go

    We hope you will join this unique event and find new inspiration on how to support young researchers’ careers. This event will allow you to share knowledge and network with other like-minded professionals. We will be serving a light sandwich lunch after the workshop.


    Deadline 28th September 2020 

    *About the UCPHs' network for PhD & Postdoc Career Development

    Researcher career development is an important part of UCPH's Talent and Collaboration - Strategy 2023, and one of UCPH's six strategic projects initiated in 2018, specifically designed to attract and develop the best academic talents. To support and develop this work, UCPH has launched a professional network for employees involved in researcher career development activities for PhD’s and Postdocs.

    This network comprises of employees at UCPH engaged directly or indirectly in researcher career development activities for PhD’s and Postdocs. This includes the development of workshops, courses, events, career programmes, mentoring and other career development and clarification activities targeted young researchers.

    The network currently comprises over 50 members - a diverse group of scientific and administrative staff, PIs and heads of departments. Network meetings are held three times a year.