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Photo: Universität Paderborn - Adelheid Rutenburges

Photo: Besim Mazhiqi

Early-career researcher at the lab

Photo: Besim Mazhiqi

Early-career researchers at UPB

Photo: Besim Mazhiqi

Jenny Aloni Center for Early-Career Researchers

Welcome to the Jenny Aloni Center!

As the central umbrella organisation for Paderborn University doctoral candidates, postdocs and junior professors, the Jenny Aloni Center provides target group-specific information, training and qualification opportunities and advisory services.

Together with the university’s faculty graduate centers, we provide you with the best possible support on your path to a career in academia, industry or society.


Funding for research stays abroad

JSPS Fellowship (short-term), for doctoral candidates and postdocs

The aim of the program, which is organized in close cooperation with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), is to offer highly qualified young German scientists funding for short-term research stays at universities and selected research institutions in Japan. Postdocs and doctoral candidates from all disciplines can apply.

Duration: One to 12 month(s)

Upcoming application deadline: 31.07.2022

Further information >>

External info talks and workshops:

German Center for Research and Innovation New York (virtual events series)

Prospects: Online Talk Series on DFG Funding Opportunities for Research Careers
Germany’s largest independent research funding organisation offers funding opportunities for all career stages between doctorate and professorship.
Join our online talk and get to know the DFG and its funding portfolio for postdocs.
Upcoming talks:

  • 21.06.2022 – Heisenberg-Programm (German)
  • 05.07.2022 – DFG Funding Opportunities for Postdocs (English)

Further information >>

Prizes and awards:

Paderborn University Research Award 2022
Bold Ideas for Science:

Have you always wanted to get to the bottom of your visionary idea, do innovative and courageous research?
For that purpose the University Executive Board grants a research award to scientists (postdoc level or higher) with the aim of promoting and supporting extraordinary, non-mainstream research projects.

Closing date for submission: May 20th 2022
Further information >>

Articles worth a read:

Forschung und Lehre - Recht
Wann zitiert und verwiesen werden muss - Nachweispflicht von Promovierende in Dissertationen
Zum Artikel >>

Nature Career Feature:
How hybrid working took hold in science
Full article >>

Nature Career Guide:
How to tell a compelling story in scientific presentations
Full article >>

Forschung & Lehre - Wissenschaftliche Karriere:
Wie soziale Klugheit die Karriere prägt
Zum Artikel >>


Dr. Alexandra Wiebke
Manager Jenny Aloni Center

phone: +49 5251 60-3353
office: O4.155

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