Flexible Career Management (FCM) for female Postdocs

  Copyright: © Martin Braun

RWTH has launched the project "Flexible Career Management for female Postdocs" (FCM) with funds from the Female Professors Program of Federal and States Governments III. The aim is to support young female scientists on their way into a scientific career by means of measures to promote compatibility of work and family responsibilities.The measures are aimed at female postdocs from all faculties of the RWTH. Depending on demand, female PhD students, female junior professors and female heads of junior research groups can also benefit from the offers.



  • Dual Career Coachings
    for academic couples. Special coaching offers with the focus on gender-equitable career planning, time management and compatibility of family and work/life balance.
    Coaching sessions of 3-4 hours each
    If you are interested, please send an or call us.
  • Laboratory support by student assistants
    in medically indicated cases (e.g. pregnancy, lactation).
    Prerequisite: responsible faculty cannot provide this.
    Performance on application and availability of funds at IGaD
    Please send an or call us.
  • In planning: Network offer for female postdocs with children (and interested persons without children)
    for exchange on the topics "Research - Family - Compatibility".
    Planned are e.g. meetings for lunch, if necessary with child care.
    If you are interested, please send an or call us.



Kati Korst

Project Coordination TANDEMplus and FCM


+49 241 8090551