From 3 March to 30 April 2014, the Euraxess Roadshow Bus will visit 22 European countries and 29 cities, including ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich on 9 April 2014.
The Euraxess roadshow in Zurich is comprised of three parts:
Part I: Mobilise your research career
Meet the EURAXESS staff at the bus and get some practical information concerning the professional and daily life of a mobile researcher as well as information on job opportunities. Take the opportunity to have a professional photo taken for your CV.
Part II: Win your first grant
Learn more about EURAXESS and the different grant schemes for young researchers offered by the European Union, the Swiss National Science Foundation, the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich.
- The status of Switzerland: What opportunities do I have as a researcher from Switzerland?, Sibylle Hodel, EU Grants Access, ETH Zurich and University of Zurich
- European funding options for young academics: The Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA), Kamila Partyka, European Commission, DG Education and Culture, Research Careers, MSC Actions
- Fostering young academics in Zurich: Opportunities in the SNSF schemes and ETH Zurich, University of Zurich, Dr Wendy Altherr (ETH Zurich), Dr Beatrice Scherrer (UZH), Promotion of young academics
Part III: Meet the decision makers and hear the voice of young academics
Enjoy a Science Slam session and follow the discussion between young researchers and the persons in charge of the promotion of young academics on how to improve researchers’ working conditions.
Discussion: Challenges for young academics
Moderator: Dr Thomas Eichenberger, ETH Zurich, Office of Faculty Affairs
Nassim Nasseri (AVETH), Wolfgang Fuhrmann (VAUZ), Ariane Studer, swissuniversities, Dr Wendy Altherr, Promotion of young academics, ETH Zurich
Report in UZH News