A PHD PROGRAM OF THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE · UNIVERSITY OF BASEL

Supervisor Workshop

How to be a good supervisor

Workshop for PhD supervisors

Principal investigators and PhD supervisors are usually faced with considerable challenges of supervision, especially due to recent changes in PhD qualification. In health sciences, the challenges might be even larger due to clinical responsibilities next to research, teaching, and PhD supervision.

Course Description
This half-day intensive workshop aims to focus on participant’s everyday challenges of PhD supervision. In practical exercises, participants will exchange their experiences in small groups. Additionally, the experienced trainer will give information about best practices on supervision in doctoral education. 

After the workshop participants will be aware of:

  • Mutual expectations related to supervision and leadership
  • Their own strengths and shortcomings as supervisor of a PhD student
  • Promising practices in supervising a PhD student

Participants
Open for all experienced post-docs up to the professorial level of PPHS. Max. 10 participants. The workshop is tailored to the needs of the participants in that we consider their respective career stages.

Lecturer
Dr. Beate Scholz – Scholz consulting training and coaching

Location
Online via Zoom

Registration by 22 November 2021

Date

6 December 2021, 3:30 – 5:30 pm &
13 December 2021, 3:30 – 6 pm

Location

Online via Zoom

Virtual office hours

Please feel free to contact Anja for a virtual office hour meeting with any questions / problems regarding supervision. Details are on the contact page.

Links

Information at the Graduate Center of the University of Basel

“Shaping a Doctorate Together – Guidelines for Supervisors”
English / German

Supervisor workshop SSPH+

If you can’t wait until December, we also offer a supervisor workshop in collaboration with SSPH+ in April 2021. Registration will close soon!