In a vibrant convergence of knowledge and ambition, the CIVICA Doctoral Conference 2023 recently unfolded from November 15 to 17 at Central European University in Vienna. Attendees, predominantly doctoral candidates and early-career researchers from across the CIVICA alliance, gathered for a comprehensive exploration into the intricacies of preparing for the academic job market.
CIVICA Doctoral Conference 2023: How to Prepare Yourself for the Academic Job Market
15-17 November 2023
Central European University, Vienna
This conference offers PhD researchers from the ten CIVICA member universities the opportunity to prepare themselves for the academic job market. It involves feedback sessions and hands-on academic practice training workshops for PhD researchers from any discipline who seek an academic career.
- How to write a powerful cover letter
- How to develop an effective research proposal for postdoc applications
- How to give a persuasive presentation on your research in a job talk
- How to do job interviews
All sessions and workshops are run by experts and faculty members from the CIVICA partner institutions. The participants have the chance to meet each other informally and to develop intra-CIVICA friendships in the beautiful setting of Vienna.
Conference Steering Committee
- Giulia Belloni (Bocconi)
- Elena Braccia (SSE)
- Nicoleta Corbu (SNSPA)
- Monica Jitareanu (CEU)
- Katarzyna Kacperczyk (SGH)
- Aygen Kurt-Dickson (LSE)
- Laura Maguire (IE)
- Robin Markwica (EUI/Hertie School)
- Zeineb Mazouz (EUI)
- Bingchun Meng (LSE)
- Michael Merlingen (CEU)
- Timea Mester-Takacs (CEU)
- Laurence Romani (SSE)
- Eleanor Spaventa (Bocconi)
- Imola Streho (Sciences Po)
- Alina Thiemann (Sciences Po)
- Annika Zorn (Hertie School)
Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Robin Markwica (robin.markwica[at]eui.eu).
The Stockholm School of Economics hosted the CIVICA Doctoral Conference from 30 November to 2 December 2022. The conference offered early-stage researchers from CIVICA institutions an opportunity to get involved in various feedback sessions, talks, and hands-on academic practice training workshops to prepare them for their academic job market.