Please notice: The seminar will be preceded by a webcast (duration about 4,5 hours, available from 25.09.2023 – 17.10.2023)The webcast will first deal with the procedure and the formal aspects of the appointment process (with focus on Germany). Afterwards, all necessary application documents (especially CV, cover letter, research and teaching concept) will be discussed in detail and partly illustrated with sample materials. The third part addresses all aspects of the hearing. You will learn about the requirements for the application talk and the demonstration lecture. In addition, the most frequently asked questions in the interview with the selection committee will be discussed. Before meeting in small groups, you will consequently watch the webcast and prepare a 3-minute talk to present your own profile. In the group sessions, there is first of all the opportunity to clarify all your open questions about applying for professorships. Subsequently, all participants will give their prepared 3-minute presentation to present your own profile and receive feedback from your peers and your trainer. Finally, the interview with the committee will be discussed. Here, we will practice to answer some typical and challenging questions from committee interview and will also receive feedback.Individual process support can be discussed, upon request, after the seminar.Please note: Our training programme is designed for the interaction of the participants. Comparable to face-to-face seminars, we ask you to turn on your camera during online events for an exchange at eye level.