Career Support at the Heidelberg Pain Consortium

In the competitive science environment entry level scientists can often find themselves lost without guidance. One of the most helpful source of insights in this situation is support from senior rolemodels.

Trainee presentation at the International Pain School

Firstly, SFB1158 aims to recruit scientists at a very early stage. Besides building on existing programs both on a national as well as local level we initiated programs like the Junior Career Fellowship program, about which details can be found below.

Contrasting the female enrolment rate into graduate programs in life sciences (51,5%), women are still underrepresented in postdoctoral (28%) and even more in faculty positions (18%). As tackling this inequality is an important cause for the consortium we are offering several levels of support tailored to the individual situation. 


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