Contact Postdoc representatives

Dr. Martin Georg Bleichner

Contact Staff council

Members of the staff council are not only the board members but also the representative of severely disabled individuals as well as the youth and apprentice representative.

Representation of Postdocs

Representation at the
Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

All junior researchers of the university are backed by a broad range of body representing them.

Postdoc representatives

The University of Oldenburg has a postdoc representative who is responsible for the interests of postdocs. With concerns related to the post-doctoral career phase, you can contact him at .

Staff council

The staff council (“Personalrat”) represents the interests of the employees of the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. Research assistants (“Wissenschaftliche MitarbeiterInnen”) may consult the staff council, for example, regarding questions related to employment contracts. Furthermore, the staff council pools current information and offers consultation and assistance with regard to the following topics:

  • collective agreement and transitional arrangement ("Tarifvertrag-Land (TV-L) und die Übergangsregelungen (TVÜ)")
  • assessment structure ("Beurteilungswesen")
  • transfer of holiday leave in case of illness

Moreover, the staff council draws attention to important information for researchers of the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (only available in German):

Representation of severely disabled individuals

The representation of severely disabled individuals (“Schwerbehindertenvertretung”) of the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg represents the collective interests of all employees with a severe handicap as well as for their equals and supports through consultation and assistance.

The tasks of the representatives, who are elected by the severely disabled employees of the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, include:

  • enhancement of the integration of severely disabled individuals
  • representation of interests
  • consultation and assistance for severely disabled individuals

Ethics commission

The Commission for Research Impact Assessment and Ethics (”Ethik-Kommission”) of the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg advises and evaluates regarding ethical aspects and impact assessment of research projects. Please note the deadlines for the submission of requests for research projects.

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