General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title How To Plan Professional Career - Tips For Young Scientists
Language English
Module lecturer dr Jagna Chmielowska-Bąk, prof. Magdalena Arasimowicz-Jelonek
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position assistant professor
Faculty Faculty of Biology
Semester 2022/2023 (summer)
Duration 20


Seminars, five meetings:

25.04 (Tuseday)


room: Parter


12.05; 19.05; 26.05; 2.06 (Fridays)


room: B

Module aim (aims)

The course consists in five workshops with strong emphasis on the acquisition of practical skills, which will help in the development of scientific career.

On the first meeting the participants will learn how to specify own research interests and plan the career. The aim of subsequent meetings is development of various skills useful for the fulfilment of the career plan.The participant will learn where to look for traineeship and PhD opportunities, where to look for funding for their research projects, how to prepare scientific CV and research proposal. A separate meeting will be dedicated to the scientific communication – presentation of their results in a form of posters, multimedia presentations or publications. Beside acquisition of hard skills, some soft skills, such as communication, critical observation and teamwork will be developed.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)



Week 1: Career planning:

Week 2: Application preparation.

Week 3:Scientific communication.

Week 4:  Presenting data: posters, presentations, publications

Week 5: Writing scientific projects.

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