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Forschungszentrum Jülich - Annual Report 2012

Impartingknowledge 5151Annual Report 2012 | Forschungszentrum Jülich 2012 Summer and winter schools Independent young scientists Summer and winter schools for students and early-career scientists attracted a Secure career prospects, early inde- pendent scientific work and excellent working conditions at Forschungs- zentrum Jülich attract outstanding early-career scientists from Germany and abroad. In addition to heading their own young investigators group, they can also gain teaching experience. They are offered a tenured position if evaluated positively in their fourth year. In 2012, two group leaders were given perma- nent contracts. Here, too, it is obvious that Jülich’s young scientists are inter- national: twelve of the young group leaders do not come from Germany, but from Algeria, Belgium, China, Indonesia, the Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, Serbia, Spain, and Ukraine. Seven of the 20 young investigators group lead- ers are junior professors at a university. In 2012, 40% of the young investigators groups were headed by women. TANDEMplus, a mentoring programme jointly set up by Forschungszentrum Jülich, RWTH Aachen University, and total of 531 participants in 2012. About half of them came from abroad. Here, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) to support young women scientists, was also continued in 2012. The third round started in 2012 and includes five women scientists from Jülich. In addition, two women scientists from Jülich participat- ed in ‘Taking the lead’, the Helmholtz Association’s mentoring programme in 2012. too, Jülich’s support for young scientists is obviously not limited to Germany: Number of young investigators groups in Jülich 2004–2012 The figures comprise young investigators groups funded by the Helmholtz Association, Forschungszentrum Jülich, and third parties. 2004 2 2005 4 2006 8 2007 13 2008 12 2009 22 2010 21 2011 22 2012 20 Title Number of participants of which international participants Total of which women Total of which women Summer School Renewable Energies 22 12 22 12 43rd IFF Spring School Scattering Methods for Condensed Matter Research: Towards Novel Applications at Future Sources 261 63 152 not specified Correlated Electrons 2012: From Models to Materials 77 8 34 4 16th JCNS Laboratory Course – Neutron Scattering 2012 59 22 28 15 8th JARA-FIT Practical Training Course in Nanoelectronics 48 8 not specified not specified JSC Visiting Students Programme 13 2 4 0 Winter School Hierarchical Methods for Dynamics in Complex Molecular Systems 51 12 22 6