Main areas of work: Management and control of the Center for Junior Scholars. Representation of the CJS within and outside the TU Berlin. Participation in the development and coordination of the promotion of junior scholars at the TU and within the Berlin University Alliance (BUA).
Maria Bigos studied social and cultural anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Queen’s University Belfast. Until recently, she was personal advisor to the vice president for strategic development, junior scholars, and teacher education. At the Center for Junior Scholars (CJS) Maria Bigos coordinates the action plan of Technische Universität Berlin’s strategy for the advancement of junior scholars. As advisor for the strategic advancement of junior scholars, she also contributes to the development of a cross-university career and recruitment space as one of the goals of the Berlin University Alliance (BUA), with a focus on expanding and optimizing in-house offerings by utilizing existing synergies.
Johannes Moes, political scientist by training, was head of TU-DOC office for doctoral students and postdocs from 2017 to 2020 and is in charge of services for doctoral students and postdocs within the CJS. Before, he coordinated the internationalization of programmes at Humboldt-University in Berlin, served as management consultant for higher education institutions at HIS in Hanover, and worked at the Social Science Research Center in Berlin.
He is responsible for all fields including consulting (esp. in conflicts), and his specific duties entail the support of applications for funding of research training groups and of the Young Academics Network, agreements on joint PhDs and strategic measures.
Susanne Teichmann has studied Computer Science, is an advisor and deputy head of services for doctoral students and postdocs within the CJS and has worked in several appointments at TU Berlin.
Apart from consulting PhDs (especially for the Elsa-Neumann grants of Berlin) and PostDocs she coordinates the cooperation with the Family Services Office, awarding of conference travel grants, organisation of trainings for the network of doctoral programmes and the yearly introductory events together with the faculties.
She is currently one of the representatives in the Academic Senate.
Dr. Andrea Adams has earned a master and a PhD in history at the HU. She has worked at the Dahlem Research School and at the Graduate School in History and Sociology in Bielefeld.
Since 2019, she organizes the proMotion program for female doctoral researchers.
Dr. Simone Bartsch has a diploma as well as a doctoral degree in sociology, and is an expert for quantitative surveys who has worked at Freie Universität Berlin, the DIW and the University of Bremen.
Since 2019, she is responsible for studies and surveys on the careers of female (and male) doctorate holders of TU Berlin, but is as well glad to answer questions on the condition of doctoral researchers in general. She is also TU-Coordinator for the Career Building Programme of Femtec GmbH. With additional hours she implements measures to improve support for doctoral and postdoctoral fellows according to the Strategy for the Advancement of Junior Scholars at TU Berlin.
Support international doctoral candidates (on parental leave)
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Isabelle Stein is Sophie Müller-Moewes' parental leave substitute. She is a Master student at TU Berlin at the Institute of land and sea transport systems (ILS). Native to the city of Berlin she has lived in the United States of Amerika and Colombia during her academic and professional education. She joined the Center of Junior Scholars in August 2020. Here she has been entrusted with supporting international doctoral researchers in the process from their application to the awarding of their degrees. This project is funded by DAAD.