The University of Basel has set itself the task of fostering and promoting the potential of all its members when it comes to achieving their goals at the university, as well as significantly increasing the proportion of women at the higher qualification levels. Several programs targeting highly qualified female doctoral and postdoctoral candidates with the aim of promoting outstanding female researchers.
In this competitive, compact and tailor-made career program, highly qualified female postdoctoral researchers and excellent, advanced doctoral students from all faculties are supported in the systematic planning and development of their careers and prepared for future leadership and management assignments.
ZOOM@Novartis is a mentoring program of the University of Basel in cooperation with Novartis. It is aimed at highly qualified doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers at the University of Basel. The program offers the participants an enriching opportunity to take an indepth look at career prospects in the world of business and science, and also to gain an insight into a global corporation.
Carte Blanche is an offer for female professors at the University of Basel. In December, an exclusive event with a prominent guest speaker is held, which serves as a networking platform and a place for discussion and reflection.
Get On Track
The "get on track" funding line is aimed at mothers and fathers pursuing a PhD at the University of Basel. With the aim of enabling doctoral graduates to complete their studies within the specified time, the programme offers semester-by-semester relief options. These life-stage-related relief options include temporary increases in childcare, support through an assistant or individual options within the scope of the fixed offers.
Stay On Track
The funding line of the department for the promotion of young talent is aimed at highly qualified postdoctoral students who return from maternity leave. In order to focus on and maintain highquality research, semester-by-semester relief options are offered.
H.I.T. High Potential University Leaders Identity &
Skills Training Programme
As part of the cooperation project, a programme is being developed for top management in academia that is specifically aimed at female professors. In a second phase, tailor-made courses will be offered for the development of leadership skills while integrating gender and diversity aspects. Participants from all disciplines and Swiss universities will work on a project during the programme period that focuses on a gender and diversity aspect of their home institution.
Negotiation coaching for postdocs
Have you received a job offer or a call for a professorship and now do not know exactly how to proceed? A good negotiation after a successful job offer or call is the basis for a successful start in a new scientific position and can significantly influence your longterm career.