ERE Webinar

Scientific Scouting for the Most Talented Researchers

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Have you ever wondered how one the best research organizations in the world identifies and attracts the most talented scientists? Are you interested in what the brightest minds in scientific research look for in their employer?

In our upcoming webinar you will be transported into the world of talent identification for academia.

The Max Planck Society is an internationally renowned and autonomous science organization that has been awarded five Nobel Prizes in the past three years, and in the years to come, this organization will face a major wave of renewal among their department leaders.

If you are interested in learning about the efforts of the Max Planck Society to identify and attract the best scientific talent, you won’t want to miss this session. Since the profiles of top scientists are incredibly specific, the sourcing concepts used by the scientific scouting officers at Max Planck Society are often very different from typical executive searches.

Join us for a free webinar with Marion Cerri and Henning Hofmann to discuss scientific scouting and how they successfully find the best researchers in the world.

Key discussion points of this webinar will include:

  • Metrics to evaluate and identify scientific talent
  • Differences in talent recruitment between academia and industry
  • A person-centered hiring strategy
  • The career path of two former scientists who became scientific scouts for the Max Planck Society

Register for free to reserve your seat now. Can’t attend? No problem! Register for the webinar, and you’ll receive a link to view the video recording the next day. Everyone who attends the live broadcast will receive HRCI and SHRM credits.

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About the speakers
Dr. Marion Cerri

Dr. Marion Cerri

Scientific Scouting Officer

Max Planck Society

Marion works as Scientific Scouting Officer for the Max Planck Society. Before that, she spent 9 years doing basic Research and teaching, as a postdoctoral fellow at the LMU Munich (Germany) and as PhD student at a CNRS/INRA laboratory in Toulouse (France). She studied Biochemical Engineering at INSA Toulouse (National Institute for Applied Studies, France). and graduated as an Engineer. During her master studies she spent one year in Canada, where she studied between the University of Western Ontario and McGill University.

Dr. Henning Hofmann

Dr. Henning Hofmann

Scientific Scouting Officer

Max Planck Society

Henning Hofmann is a trained molecular biologist who left his active science career to identify and attract talented scientists for the Max Planck Society. He studied biology and graduated in the field virus-host interactions in 2010 from Darmstadt Technical University, Germany. After five years as a postdoctoral fellow at New York University, Henning lead a small research team at the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Germany. Roughly four years ago, Henning moved to Munich, Germany, to support the Max Planck Society in its search for talents in the area of fundamental biology and medicine research