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Transferable Skills

Transferable Skills

The course program is specifically addressed to all doctoral candidates and postdocs of the University of Basel. It supports researchers during their dissertation period as well as during their postdoc phase and prepares them for a professional career inside or outside of academia. The courses are free of charge for doctoral candidates and postdocs of the University of Basel and promote creative and interdisciplinary exchange.

Scientific Tools

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Meine erste Lehrveranstaltung unter Berücksichtigung der digitalen Lehre

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Ulrike Hanke

Date

24 January 2022

9:15 AM - 12:00 PM

7 February 2022

9:00 - 11:00 AM

28 March 2022

9:00 - 11:00 AM

4 July 2022

9:15 - 11:00 AM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Teaching My First Course with Focus on Digital Teaching

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Nina Bach

Date

7 February 2022

2:00 - 4:00 PM

21 February 2022

2:00 - 4:00 PM

4 April 2022

2:00 - 4:00 PM

20 June 2022

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Logik und Argumentation

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

22 February 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

23 February 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Python Crash Course (for Beginners)

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

14 March 2022
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

15 March 2022
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

21 March 2022
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Descriptive Statistics and Visualisation with R

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

16 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

23 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Career Funding for PhDs - Overview and Services

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

17 March 2022
12:15 - 2:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Career Funding for Postdocs - Overview and Services

Course Description and Registration

Date

24 March 2022
12:15 - 2:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Informationsdesign – Gestaltung von Präsentationsfolien, Postern, Berichten und Handouts

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Martina Schradi

Date

28 March 2022

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

25 April 2022

2h in small groups

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Bildung für Nachhaltige Entwicklung

Course Description and Registration

Date

1 April 2022

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

8 April 2022

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Dealing with Research Data Management

Course Description and Registration

Date

19 May 2022

9:15 AM - 4:30 PM

20 May 2022

9:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Coaching Skills for Supervising Bachelor and Master Students

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

1 June 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2 June 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Good Scientific Practice

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Helga Nolte

(Member of the team gute wissenschaftliche Praxis)

Date

9 June 2022

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

10 June 2022

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

13 June 2022

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Opening Higher Education - How to Strengthen University Teaching with Open Educational Resources

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

17 June 2022

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Ihr Werkzeugkoffer für die digitale Lehre an der Universität Basel

Course Description and Registration

Date

23 June 2022

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Writing & Publishing

Course
Course instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Boost Your Career: Fit for Own Third-Party Funding

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Susanne Matuschek

(Matuschek Consulting)

Date

22 March 2022

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

12 April 2022

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer

(Science-Textflow)

Date

30 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course
Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer

(Science-Textflow)

Date

31 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Writing to Be Published

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor
Date

2 May 2022

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

3 May 2022

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

4 May 2022

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Effizient wissenschaftlich schreiben

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor
Date

6 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Communication

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Conflict Management and Better Communication

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Carl Emerson

(insideoutsolutions.ch)

Date

28 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

29 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Increase Your Wordpower

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

25 April 2022

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Science Communication on Social Media

Course Description and Registration

Date

26 April 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

3 May 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Out of the Box! Visualize Your Science

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

18 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

25 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Course Instructor

Katharina Padleschat

(Raus mit der Sprache)

Date

30 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

31 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Communicate Effectively – Collaborate Constructively

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

14 June 2022

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

15 June 2022

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

28 June 2022

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Professional Self-Competence

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Thesis Defense Training

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

24 February 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

25 February 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates

Course

Self-Branding and Self-Promotion

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Petra Wüst

(Wüst Consulting)

Date

2 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

3 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Course Instructor

Martin Feigenwinter

(Ausbildungsinstitut perspectiva)

Date

3 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

4 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course
Course Instructor
Date

18 March 2022

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

24 March 2022

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

31 March 2022

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

7 April 2022

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course
Course Instructor

Dr. Thomas Teichler

(Lead to Trust)

Date

18 March 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

25 March 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

1 April 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

8 April 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Self-Management and Career Success

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

5 April 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

6. April 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Successful Team Leadership

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Rob Thompson

(RTTA)

Date

6 April 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

7 April 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

8 April 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course
Project Management – a Toolbox for Scientists
Course Instructor

Dr. Sina Henrichs

(Manage Science)

Date

13 April 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

27 April 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Negotiation Skills for Scientists

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Rob Thompson

(RTTA)

Date

20 April 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

21 April 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

22 April 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Wen-Do: Selbstbehauptung und Empowerment

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

9 May 2022

8:45 AM - 12:45 PM

16 May 2022

8:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course
Intuitive Decision Making

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Mirja Michalscheck

Lemon Tree Coaching

Date

11 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

12 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Ready for Take-off – for Early PhDs

Course Description and Registration

Date

12 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2 June 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Eearly Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Project Management for Researchers

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Dimitrije Krstic

(Pimp Your Science)

Date

23 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Intercultural Communication

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

20 June 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

21 June 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

22 June 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Career & Innovation

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course
Course Instructor
Date

28 February 2022

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

18 March 2022

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Writing Attractive CVs and Cover Letters

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Riana Paola

(Language Center, University of Basel)

Date

4 March 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course
Course Instructor
Date

4 April 2022

1:00 - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course
Erfolgreich berufliche Netzwerke aufbauen
Course Instructor

Dr. Angelika Wolf

(MethoDactics)

Date

9 May 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

10 May 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

How to Find Your Job after Your Postdoc

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

10 May 2022

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Postdocs

Course

Starting a Professional Career in Industry

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Monika Clausen

(Clausen & Netzwerkpartner)

Date

14 June 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

15 June 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Courses for Doctoral Candidates of the Faculty of Science

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

How to Give a Persuasive Presentation in the Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

21 February 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

28 February 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Storytelling, Message Distilling and Presentation Design for Natural and Life Scientists

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Daniel Angerhausen

Amran Salleh

(Explainables Science Communication)

 

Date

8 March 2022

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

9 March 2022

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Preparing and Holding Presentations Effectively in the Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

15 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

18 March 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Writing Workflow: Forming Your Next Article in the Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

13 April 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

27 April 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

11. May 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

25 May 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Engage, Inform, Inspire - Presentation skills for Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Samuel Lagier

(SamSpeaksScience.com)

Date

6 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

13 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Writing Process in Natural Sciences: From Research to Publication

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

16 May 2022

2:00 - 5:00 PM

30 May 2022

2:00 - 5:00 PM

13 June 2022

2:00 - 5:00 PM

27 June 2022

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Courses for Doctoral Candidates of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Writing for Publication in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Stephan Meyer

(Language Center)

Date

8 April 2022

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

6 May 2022

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

3 June 2022

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

3 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Careers Beyond Academia for Social Sciences and Humanities

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

29 April 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

13 May 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Courses for Doctoral Candidates of the Faculty of Medicine, the International PhD Program Infection Biology and the Doctoral Discipline Epidemiology

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Visual Communication of Science

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Jerney Zupanc

(seyens)

Date

2 May 2022

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

3 May 2022

9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates of the Faculty of Medicine, the International PhD Program Infection Biology and the Doctoral Discipline Epidemiology

Disclaimer

The program is subject to change. Please check the website for changes and read the course descriptions as well as the conditions carefully.

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    University of Basel GRACE - Graduate Center Transferable Skills Petersgraben 35, Postfach 2148
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