TU9 Activities at GAIN19

San Francisco, CA, USA, August 23 – 25

The TU9 Alliance presents itself again at GAIN19, the Annual Conference & Talent Fair of the German Academic International Network. For many years, TU9 has participated in GAIN with numerous representatives from the university management as well as advisors from the operational level and the TU9 Managing Director in order to inform participants as comprehensively as possible about the numerous different career opportunities at technical universities in Germany.

In panel discussions, workshops and lectures, TU9 Representatives provide information and are available to answer questions:

  • Panel discussion "Individual career paths in science - actively shaping career phases and transitions with consideration of funding opportunities" (only in German)    
    Prof. Dr. Angela Ittel (Vice President for Strategic Development, TU Berlin) et al.
  • Workshop “Back to Germany for two? How dual-career couples get off to a successful start!” (only in German)          
    Prof. Dr. Volker Epping (TU9 Vice President and President Leibniz University Hannover)
  • Workshop “Insights into appointment procedures – Dos and Don’ts“ (only in German)           
    Prof. Dr. Volker Epping (TU9 Vice President and President Leibniz University Hannover)
  • Workshop “Excellence Strategy 2019 – 2025: New career opportunities in clusters of excellence“ (only in German)    
    Prof. Dr. Oliver Kraft (Vice-President Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
  • Workshop “Appointment - application and procedure” (only in German)       
    Manfred Nettekoven (Chancellor, RWTH Aachen) 
  • Workshop "Successful start in science management" (only in German)          
    Dr. Mathias Neukirchen (Vice President for Administration, Technische Universität Berlin)
  • Paneldiskussion "Tenure-Track Professorship in Germany" (only in German)  
    Prof. Dr. Susanne Kossatz (Technical University of Munich) und Prof. Dr. Elena Mäder-Baumdicker (Technical University of Darmstadt) et al.

This year, five TU9 universities will attend the Talent Fair with individual booths:

  • Technische Universität Berlin (im Rahmen der Berlin University Alliance)
  • Technical University of Darmstadt 
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Technical University of Munich
  • University of Stuttgart

The annual GAIN conference and talent fair is the largest gathering of German universities, funding agencies and scientists abroad. More than 100 German universities, research institutions, companies, and funding agencies participate and inform postdocs, scientists and experts from various research areas about career and funding opportunities and recent developments in science policy in Germany in panel discussions, workshops and lectures. The talent fair provides job offers and individual career advice.

The German Academic International Network (GAIN) is the network of scientists and researchers of all disciplines from Germany, working at leading research institutions worldwide with special focus on the United States and Canada.